Ultrasounder let us know about this free online data conversion handbook from Analog Devices. It covers everything you’ll need to get started with analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters. It’s not just reference designs, but also theory on how various architectures function. The Data Conversion Handbook, edited by Walt Kester (Newnes, 2005), is written for design engineers […]
Free Range VHDL is a free ebook on VHDL programming. VHDL is a logic simulation and programming language used with FPGAs, and CPLDs. If you want to get started with VHDL here is an inexpensive way to learn the basics and more. Via GadgetFactory.
If you’re looking for an open source read about open source this Christmas weekend, you might want to check out Cory Doctorow’s MAKERS. MAKERS is a cyberpunk novel set in Doctorow’s trademark near-future, covering the convergence of economic collapse and the open source/maker movement’s efforts to assemble the pieces to construct a New Work economy, […]