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Category Archives: TDD
For me, this is a very exciting post because I think I’ve made some pretty important headway regarding TDD for hardware designers. My big side project as of late has been a real pilot dedicated to using TDD to write … Continue reading
You’ve started doing TDD or unit testing your systemverilog code with SVUnit, your defect rate is down and you’re producing better code. You’re at the point where your experience could benefit the rest of your team but you’re not sure how to get the point … Continue reading
When I hear the word shame, there is only one thing that comes to mind: Slapshot. If you’re Canadian, chances are you already know what I’m talking about. To everyone else, Slapshot is a hockey movie and shame comes from an interview … Continue reading
Last week I stumbled across a verification post that used my favorite verification graphic from the Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Survey that Mentor sponsors every few years. Here it is again for anyone that hasn’t seen it posted here … Continue reading
Forgot about this in last week’s post! Another interesting question from the functional verification seminar I delivered in Mountain View a few weeks ago was: if you could only pick one or the other, would you rather use UVM or … Continue reading
I’ve had some good feedback from a couple fellows using the report mock and today I released a new version to start incorporating it. SVUnit v1.4 includes a new UVM report mock. Two significant changes…
Today, I posted a new v1.1 release of SVUnit on sourceforge. The “new” feature in version 1.1 is a refactored/simplified framework meant to increase usability, especially for people that want to do TDD or unit testing of RTL.
Verifying error conditions and UVM testbench checkers just got easier! The SVUnit UVM report mock lets you automate testing of UVM errors and fatals to increase confidence that the checkers in your testbench are defect free. The SVUnit UVM report mock … Continue reading
I ran across this graphic in some old material I was going through today. Thought it was worth a reminder. 2 hrs 33min and 36sec everyday is a lot of time, no? -neil
Opinions, guest opinions, video… where does AgileSoC.com go next? Book reviews, that’s where! The first book I’ll take a look at is Test-Driven Development for Embedded C written by James Grenning.