Open source platform for advanced hardware design
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zamiaCAD is a modular and extensible platform for advanced hardware design, analysis, and research.
Its core components are the language independent Instantiation Graph (IG) data structure, the language dependent frontends generating an IG, and applications working on the IG data structure.

Try zamiaCAD for your project now!

 DOWNLOAD and go through the quick start Tutorial.

Please note the zamiaCAD project is in active development stage at the moment!

Contribute to zamiaCAD open source project!

It is written in Java.

The sources are hosted in SourceForge GIT repository (get started).

ZamiaCAD 0.11.5 released

Latest releases enable syntactic coloring in Python editor, occurrence highlight in VHDL, Verilog, Python and BuildPath editors, cancellable python execution.

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zamiaCAD 0.11.3 is released

Latest releases enable Verilog editor (parsed but not highlighted)

Extended VHDL in simulator (succ/pred, shifting and loop operations, postponed processes) simulator speed. Fixed file change detector and failures in error reporting.

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Update site:
The complete changelog:

Video Tutorials

These video tutorials are meant to give you an impression of how zamiaCAD looks like and feels like.
They should also help you start using zamiaCAD as an end-user.

Note that for a better visual experience it is advised that you choose the 720p HD quality.

zamiaCAD (1) Basics: VHDL code entry, navigation, build management

zamiaCAD (2) Simulator   (Coming soon)

zamiaCAD (3) Debugger

zamiaCAD (4) Static Analysis, Static Slicing

Visit zamiaCAD at DATE 2012, Dresden, Germany, 12-16 March

Visit us at the Design, Automation, and Test in Europe (DATE) conference Exhibition University booth where Tallinn University of Technology will demonstrate applications of the open source HW design fremework zamiaCAD.


zamiaCAD receives IBM Faculty Award!


zamiaCAD project has received IBM Faculty Award supporting the development and research activities.
The main goal of these activities is application of the zamiaCAD framework to real world hardware design, debug and analysis.

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