Customer Training Courses

Course Title:

TCS Programmer Course

Tester(s): MS4200 and MS5200 Series
Course Number:  T52-A1
Published: 8 November 2005
  • This is the advanced level training course designed to train experienced users on the MS4200 and MS5200 Series Tester.
  • Course duration is 40 hours spread over 5 days, including 20 hrs. of hands-on exercise.
  • Key topics are: User Defined Pattern Sequences, User Exits, User Vector Tables, Topological Mapping and System Administrator.
  • TCS User course must be completed prior to attending.
  • Working knowledge of "C" programming language required.

Module P1: System Administrator
Software installation
Create and Manage Database
Test Results Database

Module P2: Topological Mapping
DUT Layouts
Developing Topological Maps
Map Edit

Module P3: User Pattern Sequences
Pattern Sequence elements
Graphical Sequence Editor
Pattern Generator Architecture
Pattern Debugger (PDB)
Scan Techniques

Module P4: GSE advanced features
Burst Sequences
Double and Quad data modes
Flash Tools
Microcode Scan
Called GS, called vectors
GSE Templates

Module P5: Vectors
Hardware principles
Software principles
Writing vector lists

Module P6: Visual C environment
Directory structures
The Visual Studio .Net environment
Executables and DLLs

Module P7: User Exits
Build process for User Exits
User Exits concepts & hierarchy
User Exit Template files
User Exits programming functions
Include files

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