Development Tools - 2020.2 English

Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Software Developer Guide (UG1137)

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This chapter focuses on Xilinx® tools and flows available for programming software for Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoCs. However, the concepts are generally applicable to third-party tools as the Xilinx tools incorporate familiar components such as an

Eclipse-based integrated development environment (IDE) and the GNU compiler tool chain.

This chapter also provides a brief description about the open source tools available that you can use for open source development on different processors of the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC.

A comprehensive set of tools for developing and debugging software applications on Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC devices includes:

  • Hardware IDE
  • Software IDEs
  • Compiler toolchain
  • Debug and trace tools
  • Embedded OS and software libraries
  • Simulators (for example: QEMU)
  • Models and virtual prototyping tools (for example: emulation board platforms)

Third-party tool solutions vary in the level of integration and direct support for Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC devices.

The following sections provide a summary of the available Xilinx development tools.