Category Archives: FPGA Design

Ultimate Guide: FPGA Programming

27/04/2021, hardwarebee

FPGA programming

In this paper, we covered all topics related to FPGA programming. The paper starts with an introduction to FPGA and its programming languages. And thereafter, takes the reader into the process of FPGA programming with a very basic HDL code that is used to demonstrate how an FPGA is programmed. Read More

Ultimate Guide: Verilog Test Bench

18/04/2021, hardwarebee

This article is about how to write and use Verilog Test Benches. Designers that want to use Verilog as an HDL verification language for design and verification of their FPGA or ASIC designs. Verilog is an hardware description language used for the design and verification of the hardware design.
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Xilinx vs. Altera CPLD Comparison

08/04/2021, hardwarebee

CPLD vs FPGA feature

This article discusses the difference between the Xilinx (AMD) vs Altera (Intel) CPLD architecture and their comparison. Also, this article discusses CLB architecture, clock generation, memory, and DSP operations of both Xilinx vs. Altera.
 
What is CPLD?
 
The design process to design complex system evolved drastically during the

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Field Programmable Gate Array

21/03/2021, hardwarebee

What is Field Programmable Gate Array?
 
There are two general types of digital integrated circuits: ASIC and Field Programmable Gate Array. ASIC (application specific integrated circuit) has a pre-defined one-specific hardware functionality which can’t be reprogrammed after manufacturing. Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) on the other hand can be

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The Ultimate Guide to FPGA

15/03/2021, hardwarebee

What is FPGA?
 
There are two general types of digital integrated circuits: ASIC and FPGA. ASIC (application specific integrated circuit) has a pre-defined one-specific hardware functionality which can’t be reprogrammed after manufacturing. FPGA (field programmable gate array) on the other hand can be programmed and reprogrammed after manufacturing.
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The Ultimate Guide to RTL Design

11/03/2021, hardwarebee

This article provides an overview of Register Transfer Level (RTL) Design, it describes the fundamentals of RTL design and the process of RTL design. The article will also discuss RTL synthesis, RTL for synchronous and asynchronous design, RTL simulation, RTL in FPGA and ASIC and RTL design tools.
 
What

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The Ultimate Guide to FPGA Architecture

01/03/2021, hardwarebee

fpga internal structure

This article provides a closer look into the history and the current FPGA architecture and it intended for electronics, FPGA and software engineers that would like to learn more about FPGA internals. The article discusses the traditional FPGA architecture and modern FPGA architecture. Also, it discusses the usage of internal

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FPGA Projects and (free) Source Code

03/02/2021, hardwarebee

This article covers FPGA projects from beginners to expert level. You can find here FPGA projects for engineering students, cool FPGA projects and FPGA projects used in commercial products. All FPGA projects are with free and downloadable source code, allowing you to use the projects at home or at work.

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FPGA vs. Microcontroller, what to choose?

18/01/2021, hardwarebee

This article provides a comparison between FPGA vs. Microcontroller. We did the comparison between FPGA vs. Microcontroller by looking into their differences and similarities in terms of architecture, cost, performance, application, programmability technology, power consumption, processing capability and usability in the real-time world.
 
FPGA vs. Microcontroller
 
FPGA and

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The Ultimate Guide to FPGA Test Benches

15/12/2020, hardwarebee

Creating test benches for your FPGA design is a critical step for any FPGA design project. This article is written for the FPGA verification design engineers who want to use VHDL as HDL verification language for designing and simulating of their FPGA based digital design.
 
The VHDL test benches

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