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GTKWave is no longer required!

We want VHDPlus IDE to be a all in one Tool for all FPGA Programming needs. Since GTKWave was not reliable on some platforms, we decided to create our own VCD viewer.

VHDPlus VCD Viewer

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The MAX10 Shield is now available in our shop.

Max10 Shield

This shield for the Core MAX10 adds three more CRUVI connectors aswell as thee PMOD interaces, which makes it easy to connect camera, motors and ultrasonic sensors at once while powering the FPGA with the same supply as the motors.

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First Hardware

The first hardware arrived! This includes the VHDPlus Motor Extension, VHDPlus Camera Extension, VHDPlus Core MAX10 and the VHDPlus Level Shifter Extension.

We now test the hardware and package them to ensure the best experience you can get with FPGA development boards.

You can buy the hardware soon in our shop.

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0.9.7 is by far the biggest update we have ever made. It contains huge improvements, bugfixes and a bunch of new features. We have made great strides in making FPGA programming more user-friendly for beginners and advanced users.

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It has been a few months since our last blog post so I decided to inform you about our current status and plans. Currently we are doing this project unpaid in our free time so please forgive us if some updates take a bit longer than expected. This project is alive and we are getting closer to our first stable release, but we still have some things to do. Our goal is to deliver a clean and stable IDE on all platforms for our first official release 🐞.

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Arriving with update 0.9.2.9 the VHDPlus IDE features a built-in Serial Monitor that allows to communicate with your hardware.

Serial Monitor

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Not everyone likes the dark theme that is selected as the default theme for VHDPlus IDE. Update 0.9.2.6 gives you the ability to chose a alternative theme with brighter colors.

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Since the built-in updater was broken in the last version for some systems we strongly recommend downloading this update using your browser.

With update 0.9.1 we are confident that the new compiler is stable enough to be used as default. We also fixed some issues and improved the overall editor performance. The built-in updater is much faster now (twice as fast) and should work for all systems without problems.