VHDL

VHDL is an acronym for Very High Speed Integrated Circuit Hardware Description Language. It was first developed by the United States Department of Defense to document electronic systems. It was later introduced into commercial industries and adopted as IEEE standard 1076. VHDL allows Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory controllers to be programmed to perform as a complex logic circuit, making logic circuits cheaper to manufacture and more reliable.

To compile VHDL programs, I would recommend Altera's Quartus software.

VHDL Source Code
25.175MHz to 1Hz Clock Divider
4-Bit Binary to 7-Segment LED Converter
4-Bit Multiplexer
8-Bit ALU
D-Flip Flop
Finite State Machine (Sequence Detector)

Return to the Electronics Articles Section



Other Articles That You May Be Interested In:

Howard Hughes Biography
This eccentric millionaire became the leading aircraft designer in the world, as well as an important movie producer.
Frank Serpico Biography
Learn about the whistleblower that reported extensive police corruption in the NYPD