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Extending the ZPUino

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 2 years, 10 months ago

In previous posts, I've introduced the ZPUino softcore processor and shown how to build the base instance for an FPGA. But the real advantage of the ZPUino is being able to extend it by attaching new peripherals to the core processor in the VHDL description. The best way to learn something is by doing it, so in this post I'll show how to integrate a simple RGB LED driver peripheral into the ZPUino. <<more...>>

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ESP8266: Reflash Dance!

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 2 years, 11 months ago

It's been a while since I connected my ESP8266 board to a ZPUino soft processor running in a XuLA2 board. I thought I would update the firmware on the ESP8266 to the latest version and see if it still worked. <<more...>>

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Necessity is a Mother...

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 3 years ago

Sometimes things go well. And then they don't. And then you have to improvise. <<more...>>

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ESP8266: "It don't come easy!"

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 3 years, 1 month ago

Nobody ever accused Ringo of being the smartest Beatle, but he sure nailed that particular bit of philosophy: It don't come easy! Not only when singing the blues, but for pretty much everything else as well. I found that out first-hand. <<more...>>

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ESP8266: Let's Get Physical!

Posted by: Dave Vandenbout in Blog Post 3 years, 1 month ago

I've gone through a bunch of resources about the ESP8266 Wifi module and verified that I have a couple of working units, so now it's time to start using them with a ZPUino softcore processor running on a XuLA2 board. <<more...>>

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