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Get your free copy of the IEEE 1800-2023 SystemVerilog LRM

By Dave Rich

At last year’s Design & Verification Conference (DVCon), I presented a few changes to the upcoming revision to the SystemVerilog standard. After a year of two rounds of balloting, the final revision is being published. The great news is many of these “new” features are already available in existing tools, or being worked on.

This week at DVCon 2024, the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and Accellera Systems Initiative (Accellera) have jointly announced the public availability of the IEEE 1800-2023 SystemVerilog Language Reference Manual at no charge through the IEEE Get Program.

Thanks to all those contributors and reviewers in the process of getting this revision published. A special thanks to our longtime Verilog and SystemVerilog editor, Shalom Bresticker.

This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at