AMD Xilinx FPGA Playground

Promoting adaptable and intelligent FPGA innovation through education

Sep 30, 2022

ChipWhisperer-Husky Livestream & Giveaway

Dive into side-channel power analysis and fault injection with ChipWhisperer-Husky, a new tool powered by the AMD Xilinx Artix-7 35T. Join the video livestream with creator Colin O'Flynn and sign up for a chance to win a copy of his new book, The Hardware Hacking Handbook. Read the full update.


Jun 30, 2022

Snickerdoodle Livestream & Giveaway

Happy summer! To kick things off, we have some popular Zynq-based snickerdoodle boards to give away during a video livestream with Ryan Cousins from krtkl, the creator of snickerdoodle. We're also happy to welcome two new projects into the FPGA Playground program: ThunderScope and ChipWhisperer-Husky. Read the full update.


Feb 15, 2022

Call for Proposals & Xilinx Joins CHIPS Alliance

We have some exciting news from the Xilinx FPGA Playground, including a program for supporting Xilinx-based Crowd Supply projects, details of Xilinx joining the CHIPS Alliance, and a pointer to the archived livestreamed discussion with bunnie and xobs, the creators of Precursor. Read the full update.


Apr 22, 2021

FPGAuary Giveaway is a Wrap!

The FPGAuary Giveaway was a huge success! We received over 2,000 signups, over 350 people attended the livestreamed workshop, and prize boxes went out to 20 lucky winners around the world, including in the US, India, Germany, Chile, Hong Kong, and Mexico, to name just a few! Read the full update.


Mar 10, 2021

Giveaway Ended

Thanks to everyone who entered the FPGA Playground giveway program! We had over 2000 entries for 20 prizes. We've randomly selected our 20 winners, and contacted them directly. If you didn't receive an email from us already, you unfortunately were not a winner. However, because there was so much demand for this introduction to FPGAs, we are going to make the professional training by Adam Taylor available to anyone who would like to attend. Read the full update.

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