HDLs

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by sagarin, Aug 11, 2007.

  1. sagarin

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    Mar 27, 2007
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    Is there any difference between HDL and Verilog HDL? If so please mention..
     
  2. nanovate

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    May 7, 2007
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    Verilog is one of several HDLs.
     
  3. Dave

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    Hardware Description Language (HDL) is a generic name for a family of programming languages aimed at describing hardware architectures and behaviours. Verilog is merely one type of HDL, with its own syntax and structure. The other common HDL, as an alternative to Verilog, is VHDL.

    Dave
     
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