Managing designs with multiple FPGAs can be intimidating and overwhelming, and the available methods for doing so all have their drawbacks.

This paper explains how 7Circuits provides a solution to this problem. Using splitting and merging techniques, large designs can be systematically split into as many subsections as necessary, assigned to multiple engineers, and then merged back into the master design. This process can be repeated as many times as needed, allowing for ‘snapshots’ to be taken of the master as the design progresses. 7Circuits also works from a bottom-up perspective, in which case an initial master is not needed and is instead created from individually-created subsections.