Primary Documentation

  • The Nios® II Gen2 Processor Reference Guide answers the question "What is the Nios II processor?" and is the primary reference for the Nios II processor architecture
  • The Nios II Gen2 Software Developer's Handbook answers the question "How do I write applications for the Nios II processor?" and is the primary reference for Nios II software development
  • The Embedded Design Handbook describes how to most effectively use the Nios II Embedded Design Suite (EDS) tools and helps to increase the efficiency of developing, debugging, and optimizing Nios II processor-based embedded systems
  • The Embedded Peripherals IP User Guide describes embedded peripherals that work seamlessly with the Nios II processor and are included with the Intel® Quartus® Prime software

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Related Documentation

Release Notes

Hardware Development

Software Development

Platform Designer (formerly Qsys) Development

Training and Demonstrations

Design Guidelines and White Papers

Download and Licensing

Legacy Documentation

The following documents have now been integrated into the Embedded Design Handbook: