This chapter provides a description of the Ambit® BuildGates® synthesis software, including
brief descriptions of the three software options that are offered. This chapter also provides a
comparison table of dc_shell and ac_shell command equivalents.
Capable of running in both command line mode and in graphical user interface (GUI) mode,
the BuildGates synthesis tool delivers dramatic performance and productivity benefits over
conventional synthesis tools. The key features of the Ambit BuildGates synthesis tool are
described in the following paragraphs....