Analysis and Elaboration

Do you recognize that feeling when you think you knew something, until somebody asks you to explain it?

Well, that was what happened to me when I tried to explain what “Analysis and Elaboration” is. I used it in Quartus many times, and I had a certain “knowledge” of what it was, but, what are those processes EXACTLY?

Let’s see.

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The book is an all-text introduction to this exciting field, do not expect to find real examples nor VHDL code in the book.