FPGAs are central to electronic design! The engineers designing these devices are in need of essential information at a moment's notice. "The Instant Access Series" provides all the critical content that a computer design engineer needs in his or her daily work. This book provides an introduction to FPGAs as well as succinct overviews of fundamental concepts and basic programming. FPGAs are a customizable chip flexible enough to be deployed in a wide range of products and applications. There are several basic design flows detailed including ones based in C/C++, DSP, and HDL. This book is filled with images, figures, tables, and easy to find tips and tricks for the engineer that needs material fast to complete projects to deadline. This title features tips and tricks that will help engineers get info fast and move on to the next issue. It includes easily searchable content complete with tabs, chapter table of contents, bulleted lists, and boxed features. It offers just the essentials, no need to page through material not needed for the current project.