thought you would be interested in this one. Hope you can make the workshop.
Had a look. Lattice are billing the iCE product as the “World’s smallest FPGA”. The iCE stick has an iCE40-HX1K installed, 1280 logic cells. Not sure if it’s really a CPLD but it lives next door ;). I included resource stats under the Project Examples heading in https://github.com/makehackvoid/fpga-sig/blob/master/docs/board_guide.md to give people a feel for what is possible.Agree with the "feelpinion" thing. Have no belief that "open source" software is inherently "better".
My criteria for dev software in general goes (descending priority):
- supports target device
- works correctly/produces working result
- can be hosted in my environment
- price, preferably free