[Lab] PLDs & HDL workshop
yan.lamarre at gmail.com
Wed Apr 12 12:04:45 EDT 2017
You are right, these are the kind of PLDs and HDL I'm talking about.
I'm also defining these acronym in my presentation, no worries ;)
On 12 April 2017 at 11:53, Amos Hayes <amos at polkaroo.net> wrote:
> Thanks for asking on behalf of us noobs, Jason. Yannick’s response gave me
> enough to go on to sort out the acronyms, which I present here for all! :)
> programmable logic device (PLD):
> hardware description language (HDL):
> At least, that is my guess. Or it could have something to do with
> cholesterol. :)
> amos at polkaroo.net
> On 12 April 2017 at 10:55, Yannick Lamarre <yan.lamarre at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Jason,
>> No special knowledge required. This presentation aims to be an
>> introduction of the subject toward makers. I know a few people with no
>> knowledge of electronics will be attending and will make sure I keep
>> it in that range.
>> PLDs are a range of devices used in digital design and HDL is today's
>> most common design tool to target PLDs.
>> Although most of this subject has been reserved to Electrical
>> Engineers in the past, I find that these devices are now quite
>> accessible to hobbyist nowadays and lack of educations is preventing
>> (or scaring) people to use this technology. The goal of this
>> presentation is to prove that these devices can be incorporated into
>> your everyday projects.
>> On 12 April 2017 at 10:30, Jason Cobill <jason.cobill at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hey Yannick - what are PLDs and HDL?
>> > Do I need any special electronics knowledge to attend?
>> > On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 10:26 AM, Yannick Lamarre
>> > <yan.lamarre at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Hi all,
>> >> Tonight, I will be presenting a workshop on PLDs & HDL at Westboro's
>> >> Barley Mow around 7pm. I will present an overview of the different
>> >> technologies and families of PLDs followed by an introduction to HDL
>> >> coding concepts with MyHDL.
>> >> Regards,
>> >> Yannick Lamarre
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