The VHDL Cookbook, First Edition
by Peter J. Ashenden
Publisher: Ashenden Designs 1990
Number of pages: 111
VHDL is a language for describing digital electronic systems. It arose out of the United States Government’s Very High Speed Integrated Circuits (VHSIC) program, initiated in 1980. In the course of this program, it became clear that there was a need for a standard language for describing the structure and function of integrated circuits (ICs). Hence the VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL) was developed, and subsequently adopted as a standard by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) in the US. The purpose of this booklet is to give readers a quick introduction to VHDL. This is done by informally describing the facilities provided by the language, and using examples to illustrate them. This booklet does not fully describe every aspect of the language. For such fine details, readers should consult the IEEE Standard VHDL Language Reference Manual.
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The book provides students with a guide to help them develop the skills necessary to use VHDL for introductory and intermediate level digital design. You will also develop the skills required to implement more advanced digital design systems.
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VHDL is a hardware description language used in electronic design automation to describe digital and mixed-signal systems such as field-programmable gate arrays and IC. VHDL can also be used as a general purpose parallel programming language.