Tag Archives: TDD

Your Coverage Model is Wrong!

Here’s the scene: you’re a hardware engineer at a conference sitting in on a talk about functional coverage. You’re there because you think functional coverage is important. You think you do a good job of building functional coverage groups but … Continue reading

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TDD Applied To Testbench Development

When we were writing about TDD back in November 2011 during our TDD month, admittedly I had very little experience with it. The goal with TDD month was to spread the word and drum up a little interest in a … Continue reading

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(Wasted) Effort Spent In Verification

I just spent a few minutes reading Harry Foster’s analysis of a functional verification study commissioned by Mentor Graphics and carried out by Wilson Research Group in 2010. There’s lots of good information in Harry’s analysis – there’s 9 posts … Continue reading

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Test Driven Development: Introducing the SVUnit Framework

Up until now, we’d been discussing the justification of using TDD in an ASIC development flow.   Hopefully, we’ve convinced you to try it.  In this post we’ll introduce a TDD framework that has been developed for SystemVerilog to help you use this … Continue reading

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