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Recommended Articles – July 2017

 Tudor (Verification Gentleman) continues his series of articles on unit testing with a case study on Testing SVA Properties and Sequences.  Ben Cohen (SystemVerilog.us) goes into details on how tasks and threads are used inside System Verilog Assertions. The Understanding the SVA Engine + Simple alternate solutions article also includes an SVA example that is […]

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Recommended Articles – June 2017

UVM provides callbacks mechanism that allows one to expand code’s functionality. Munjal explains advanced usage of callbacks in UVM. You might remember, from the highlights of DVCon US 2017 conference, that we recommended a paper about constrained random and dynamic seed manipulation (“Improving Constrained Random Testing by Achieving Simulation Verification Goals through Objective Functions, Rewinding […]

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Recommended Articles – May 2017

Yet another way of connecting the testbench components to the interface containing the signals. Learn more about accessor classes and parametrization in the article How To Reduce the Number of VIP Instances using Accessor Classes We have a new entry on our radar: VerificationLand. Mark Glasser displays his view of an SVlogical way of writing […]

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Recommended Articles – April 2017

There are multiple ways of connecting a SystemVerilog interface instance to a virtual interface inside the verification environment. Cristian, described two ways of doing just that. One good old simple way when having just one interface instance and another one for multiple instances. CFSVision: UVM: How to Pass a Virtual Interface from Testbentch to Environment […]

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Recommended Articles – March 2017

Using SystemVerilog along UVM methodology can be a difficult road for a newbie. Mentor together with Sandeep Nasa and Shankar Arora from Logic Fruit Technologies, have compiled a list of UVM tips&tricks that help you avoid some of the language traps and might improve performance. Read more on UVM Tips and Tricks Cadence has added […]

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Recommended Articles – February 2017

Solving sudoku is fun. Solving sudoku using SystemVerilog is both fun and instructive. In a 2015 article, Keisuke Shimizu from ClueLogic, provided a SystemVerilog solution for solving sudoku. In the 2017 version he provides a different solution that makes use of “unique” SystemVerilog keyword. Read all about it here: Hidden Gems of SystemVerilog – 4. […]