Bailing Frantically Blog 9/19/2003 Post a comment Anyone using a debugging tool is living on the edge of product development.
They're in that difficult phase of the project where things just don't work.
Typically the schedule is in a state of collapse, the boss's temper flares, and
everyone is tired from working too much overtime. When he was an ICE vendor Jack Ganssle
worked with thousands of these developers, looking metaphorically or physically
over their shoulders as they struggled to complete their projects. He found that
For the engineer's toolbox: Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis Blog 9/10/2003 Post a comment Most, if not all of the manufacturers of analog ICs will provide, at no charge, a library of Spice models of many of their linear ICs except the Spice model is not the real world. Our applications guru in Tucson wonders where he might challenge the authority of this universal modeler. Join Bill Klein for the latest installment of his series, "A call I took last week."
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 2 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...