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AR# 46798

Spartan-6 FPGA Design Assistant - How do I determine what software, IP, and other resources are available to design for my application and system?

Description

How do I determine what software, IP, and other resources are available as I begin the design process for the Spartan-6 FPGA?

Note: This answer record is a part of the Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 44744). The Xilinx Spartan-6 FPGA Solution Center is available to address all questions related to Spartan-6 devices. Whether you are starting a new design with Spartan-6 FPGA or troubleshooting a problem, use the Spartan-6 FPGA Solution Center to guide you to the right information.

Solution

Review the available software tools and determine which are necessary for your design:
http://www.xilinx.com/tools/designtools.htm

Review the available IP and determine which are necessary for your design:
http://www.xilinx.com/ipcenter/index.htm

Use the Spartan-6 FPGA Evaluation Kits to speed up development time by utilizing the Xilinx Targeted Design Platforms available for prototyping various systems.

Following is a list of Xilinx Boards and Kits for the Spartan-6 FPGA: 
http://www.xilinx.com/content/xilinx/en/products/boards-and-kits/device-family/nav-spartan-6.html

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
44744 Spartan-6 FPGA Solution Center N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
46795 Spartan-6 FPGA Design Assistant - Getting Started with the Spartan-6 FPGA N/A N/A
AR# 46798
Date Created 03/27/2012
Last Updated 11/07/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Spartan-6 LX
  • Spartan-6 LXT
  • Spartan-6Q