Offered in two configurations-Standard and Plus-Active-HDL is an integrated VHDL and Verilog design environment that reportedly provides engineers with the best price/performance HDL solution for their applications. Standard Edition includes an advanced HDL editor, supporting VHDL and Verilog color-coding and syntax checking, automatic VHDL Testbench generation from a Design Wizard or Waveform, VHDL simulation, advanced debugging, and a waveform viewer. The Plus Edition is an integrated Windows design environment based on the Microsoft Foundation Class GUI. It includes all features in the Standard Edition, plus a state machine editor, block diagram editor, EDIF netlist simulation, waveform editor, and TCL scripting. A free evaluation version of the software package can be obtained by registering at the firm’s website.