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Happy New Year ... Now Shut the Hell Up!

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 5 years, 10 months ago

By now, everyone else has given their New Year's greetings. But the first workday is the beginning of the real New Year. And my resolution is to shut up and solve problems. <<more...>>

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Merry Christmas, 2011

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 5 years, 11 months ago

My sister is big into creating Christmas traditions. Last year she decided that we should each make a Christmas ornament for the tree each year. So this year I decided to make an electronic ornament. Here's the PCB: <<more...>>

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Big, Ugly Pig: Bring-Up, Phase 1

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 5 years, 11 months ago

I got the prototype PCBs for the next version of the XuLA Board from @laen's service a few weeks ago. Here's the front and back of the bare board: <<more...>>

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I'm *Famous* Now!

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 5 years, 11 months ago

I woke up famous this morning: my interview was online. Thanks to EEWeb for providing the opportunity and the venue. (Make sure to scroll to the bottom for a list of interviews with other engineers almost as fascinating as me.) <<more...>>

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Free Range VHDL

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 5 years, 12 months ago

A new VHDL textbook was released a few days ago. *Yawn*, right? There's like a hundred of those on Amazon already.

But the good thing about this one is that it covers the basics of using VHDL in a concise and attractive 129 pages. It goes over the syntax and semantics of the language and illustrates behavioral and structural description styles with an emphasis on synthesis. But you don't have to take my word that this book is good - you can download Free Range VHDL for free! <<more...>>

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