NIOS II Processor in MAX 10 Device
The Altera NIOS II (Gen 2) processor comes with MAX 10 device for free, sort of.
In fact, the NIOS II comes with two flavors: economical and fast. Unfortunately, it seems the latter needs a license while the former is truly free as free beer.
And the MAX 10 has very limited BRAMs. I found it not too hard to make bloated code that devour all the available BRAMs. In particular, please skimp on the usage of printf, and use small size C library if possible.
PS: Warmest Condolences to those who lost their loved ones 15 years ago.
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