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A circuit simulator that doesn't look like it was made in 2003
5 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 14 Dec 2022
Logism evolution works great and is quite modern.
Ben Eater's 8-Bit CPU in Logisim, Plus More!
2 projects | reddit.com/r/beneater | 2 Sep 2022
Here is the link for Logisim Evolution: https://github.com/logisim-evolution/logisim-evolution
Crumb Circuit Simulator
2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 19 Aug 2022
In school, I worked on an introductory CS/EE class many, many moons ago, and I believed we used something like "logisim", which by then was pretty awesome - you could build simple things like adders, combine those with "macros" to bui;d ALUs and then whole simple CPUs.
Since then, the logisim project has discontinued, but it looks like there is a open source successor:
Have not tried it, but it looks promising, provided you don't want to do too complicated things (not sure if you could really model complex CPUs like a pentium with it). Also, it's pretty digital only, so I wouldn't expect Mac-Spice-like analog circuit simulation.
I was making adder circuits in games 8 years ago in an attempt to build a computer. I finally worked my way up and built a working computer!
3 projects | reddit.com/r/factorio | 7 Aug 2022
though i'd heavily recommend first building the circuit in a logic simulator like Logisim, or Digital before trying to build it in a game for an FPGA. (Digital even allows you to export circuits as Verilog/VHDL, and as a certified lazy person, that is very useful)
Embedded Systems Weekly #112
2 projects | dev.to | 5 Aug 2022
Logisim-evolution An alternative free and open-source tool to design and simulate digital logic.
Logisim – A Graphical Tool for Designing and Simulating Digital Logic Circuits
6 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 28 Jul 2022
I Designed My Own 16-Bit CPU
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 28 Jul 2022
features you wish logic gate sims had?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/beneater | 10 Jul 2022
Logicism Evolution also does HDL and can export directly to several common FPGA boards. https://github.com/logisim-evolution/logisim-evolution
Best logic gate simulation / digital logic circuit software? (best if cross platform.)
4 projects | reddit.com/r/computerscience | 3 May 2022
Building the 8-bit computer in software
4 projects | reddit.com/r/beneater | 17 Jan 2022
I've used Logisim a bit in the past. I liked it. I also see that there's a "Logisim Evolution" project on Github https://github.com/logisim-evolution/logisim-evolution
What are some alternatives?
Digital - A digital logic designer and circuit simulator.
logisim-evolution - Digital logic designer and simulator
iverilog - Icarus Verilog
ghdl - VHDL 2008/93/87 simulator
RISC-V-Computer - An enhanced yet simplified version of the original RISC-V-Computer build with Logisim [Moved to: https://github.com/MazinCE/RVCOM2.0]
logisim_evo - A collection of Logisim Evolution circuits
rv32i-logisim-cpu - Implementation of RV32I in Logisim-evolution.
gtkwave - GTKWave is a fully featured GTK+ based wave viewer for Unix and Win32 which reads LXT, LXT2, VZT, FST, and GHW files as well as standard Verilog VCD/EVCD files and allows their viewing.
Logisim - Logisim Italian Fork
MIPS-CPU - A Simulative MIPS CPU running on Logisim.
8-bit-CPU - Homebrew 8-bit CPU