The best way to get started with the BOOM core is to use the BOOM project template located in the main GitHub organization. There you will find the main steps to setup your environment, build, and run the BOOM core on a C++ emulator. Here is a selected set of steps from that repositories README:
Note: :numref:`quick-start-code` assumes you don't have riscv-tools toolchain installed. It will pull and build the toolchain for you.