0
\$\begingroup\$

Alright, I am currently in a situation where knowledge of FPGAs might come in handy. I took the subject at university quite a while back then and since I didn't need it, I forgot most of it (also it was VHDL). After reading a bit I thought that maybe Verilog would be better suited to me. Now I would like to jump-start my knowledge and therefore I would like to take part in a course. I saw that there are courses available at the Xilinx website (which in turn links to various training facilities which offer these). The problem: I do not know if they are wort the cost. I don't mind investing some money if this saves some time in the end but if I wouldn't gain more than from an online course it's kind of useless. Or to put this question in another direction: Do you know of any good Verilog courses around here? I don't mind them being in English.

(Around here is actually Western Austria, so basically Austria, Germany and Switzerland are ok)

\$\endgroup\$

closed as primarily opinion-based by Anindo Ghosh, Matt Young, PeterJ, zebonaut, Phil Frost Jul 17 '13 at 14:29

Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert experience, but answers to this question will tend to be almost entirely based on opinions, rather than facts, references, or specific expertise. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

  • \$\begingroup\$ FPGA programming — where to begin? \$\endgroup\$ – user8459 Jul 16 '13 at 14:05
  • \$\begingroup\$ Actually my question goes into a different direction, but great resources, though. Imho no book or online resource can be a few says with a pro. \$\endgroup\$ – Tom L. Jul 16 '13 at 17:29
3
\$\begingroup\$
  • Get a Xilinix ISE or some other Verilog/VHDL Simulator,
  • try tutorials online to design
  • construct testbenches to test the designs

Just google these tutorials/examples

Here's a popular website with two classes

Complex Digital Systems - MIT OpenCoursware

Introductory to Digital Systems Laboratory - MIT OpenCourseware

Nothing yet on coursera.com, edx.org or udacity.com but I'd keep an eye on them

Other Resources:

OpenCores (highly recommend signing up here for sophisticated projects)

Asic-World

\$\endgroup\$

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.