Resources

FPGA Vendors

Actel
Xilinx
Altera
 SiliconBlue, 
Achronix
 Tabula
Full List can be found here...

Silicon Foundry (Fab) Vendors

TSMC (based off Tiwan, 28 nm process announced, 40 nm state-of-the-art as of Feb 2010)
GloFo ( AMD  merged its foundry business with Chartered Semiconductor to form GloFo, )
 Samsung (Korea, 28 nm announced)
Austria Microsystem (200 nm mixed signal process)


EDA (Electronics Design Automation) Vendors

Cadence, 
Ciranova, 
Magma, 
Mentor Graphics,
SpringSoft,
Synopsys

Soft IP (Intellectual Property) Cores

IP Core marketplace, Design-Reuse
Synopsys (IP Cores and design tools)

Microprocessors and SoC (Systems on Chip)

OpenSPARC

LEON3 (Open Source 32 bit SPARC v8)

ARM Cortex M1


GNU Radio

Free Courses, Tutorials & labs


Synthesizing OpenSPARC  Design lab

VHDL Tutorial  by Weijun Zhang

Verilog Tutorial

A Good presentation on Verilog 2001 (PDF ~400kB)

Tools 

One Stop Resource for EDA

gEDA : GPL EDA tools

Industrial Bodies and Forums

OpenFPGA Resources

EDA Standards accellera.org


System Verilog 3.1a (PDF, 4.1MB) 



Donald E Knuth's MMIX RISC design

MMIX design is a musings of a beautiful mind on modern RISC processor architectures.

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