Best engineering environments for Xilinx Extensible Programming Platform

I'm evaluating the Xilinx Zynq-7000. I need to aquire and learn programming environments for the RISC processor and the FPGA hardware. Xilinx and National Instruments have software for that, probably others, certainly others for the RISC assembly language... I'd like input with regard to the best environs [user friendly, effective, reliable, etc] before I buy software and start taking the classes...
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HappyCactusConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Experience is very subjective; Download the evaluation kits, try it for few time and see what you find "best".
Take into account that you are bound to the hardware, so the SDK is only one factor of choice, not the "only", and not the most important.
And it is not important what is the "best" tool, but which one brings you to the goal you have.

Hope that helps.
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HappyCactusCommented:
Xilinx provides an evaluation version of his dk (ise webpack IIRC). Maybe also NI has similar evaluation software. Take a look.
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FuturesTraderAuthor Commented:
Maybe somebody has just a little direct experience in this area? Anything at all would be more than I currently have...
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FuturesTraderAuthor Commented:
I get that. I was hoping to inform that process a little more by opinions at the Experts-Exchange level from people that know about the "gotchas" I'm likely to encounter...
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