This page contains information and links to the tutorials included on this CD.

Contents:

The following tutorials describe the various versions of SPIM. Click here for instructions on installing the software.

- Getting Started with xspim
- Getting Started with PCSpim
- Getting Started with spim
- SPIM Command-Line Options

This tutorial introduces the basic language features that are needed to get started in modeling relatively simple digital systems. It does not comprehensively review the language. For a full coverage, the reader is referred to *The Designer’s Guide to VHDL, 2nd Edition*, by Peter J. Ashenden, published by Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (ISBN 1-55860-674-2).

- This CD contains a simple processor model written in VHDL. You may find it useful to examine this model in conjuction with the tutorial.
- This CD also contains labs involving construction of a processor model in VHDL.

This is a self-study course for learning the Verilog Hardware Description Language. There are nine chapters in the course, and each chapter has a number of topics and subsections that you visit by moving around in hypertext.

This tutorial was written by John Sanguinetti. The web-based version includes searching features, and a test to help you evaluate your learning.