Migrating to the Vitis Embedded Software Development IDE Workshop

Course Description

This workshop demonstrates the tools and techniques required for software design and development using the Vitis™ unified software platform.

The emphasis of this course is on:

  • Reviewing the basics of using the Vitis platform
  • Migrating existing SDK projects to the Vitis platform
  • Developing software applications using the Vitis platform


Embedded Software 3

Course Duration

1 day


Existing embedded developers using AMD Xilinx SDK tools for software development


  • C or C++ programming experience, including general debugging techniques
  • Conceptual understanding of embedded processing systems as it relates to the AMD Xilinx ecosystem (specifically writing and modifying scripts, user applications, and boot loader operation)

Software Tools

Vitis unified software platform 2022.1


  • Architecture: Zynq®UltraScale+™ MPSoC
  • Demo board: Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU104 or Versal® ACAP VCK190 board

Skills Gained

After completing this comprehensive training, you will have the necessary skills to:

  • Develop and deploy an application on a Xilinx embedded system using the Vitis unified software platform
  • Migrate an existing SDK project to the Vitis platform

Course Outline

  • Overview of Embedded Software Development – Overview of the process for building a user application. {Lecture}
  • Driving the Vitis Software Development Tool – Introduces the basic behaviors required to drive the Vitis tool to generate a debuggable C/C++ application. {Lecture, Lab}
  • Migrating from SDK to the Vitis Platform – Overview of migrating existing Xilinx SDK projects to Vitis software development projects {Lecture, Demo}
  • Standalone Software Platform Development and Coding Support – Covers the various software components, or layers, supplied by Xilinx that aid in the creation of low-level software. Also the basic services (libraries) available. {Lecture, Lab}
  • Linux Software Application Development Overview – Highlights important parts of the underlying Linux system as it pertains to applications. {Lecture}
  • Building a Linux Application in the Vitis IDE – Reviews the use of the Vitis tool for Linux software development. {Lecture, Lab}
  • System Debugger – Describes the basics of actually running a debugger and illustrates the most commonly used debugging commands. {Lecture, Lab}
  • Profiling Overview – Introduces the purpose and techniques for profiling a user application. {Lecture, Lab}
  • Debugging Using CrossTriggering Describes the process of debugging using crosstriggering with the Vivado logic analyzer. {Lecture}



10 February 2023

Cereslaan 24
5384 VT

€ 0,00
10 Xilinx Training Credits

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Registration on demand, please contact us.