Forums, Discussions and Bug Reports

With RapidSmith being based on XDL, an unsupported Xilinx format we encourage developers and users to post their questions on our forums. Xilinx will be unable to answer your questions and should not be contacted about problems relating to RapidSmith and/or XDL.

General discussion, questions on RapidSmith should also be submitted to our forums.

We encourage users of RapidSmith to report bugs they have found with the code using the bug tracker through the website. We appreciate your help in making RapidSmith a more robust tool. To collaborate on RapidSmith or general questions, please contact Chris Lavin at chrislavin{at}byu{.}edu.

Getting Started With RapidSmith

The best place to start is in our documentation which will help you get RapidSmith up and running on your machine.

Next, check out the examples provided in the examples package to start learning how to write your own FPGA CAD tools.

RapidSmith Screenshots