asfpga is an assembler written for use in FPGA design. It can be easily modified for a particular instruction set. The ultimate goal of this software is to allow a FPGA designer to easily write assembly code for a custom instruction set. The current version allows you to create a listing file, a memory dump file which can be used in debugging HDL code using $readmemh() or equivalent routine, and a binary file which can be used to program an EPROM.
ChipVault is a chip development program for organizing VHDL and Verilog designs. ChipVault displays designs hierarchically and provides for rapid design navigation and editor launching. ChipVault provides hooks for performing bottom-up tasks such as launching RTL compilers, synthesis, block generation and instantiation, and includes simple to use Revision Control and Issue Tracking systems to help facilitate large group design projects with multiple designers and hundreds of design files. ChipVault is written in Perl and is small, fast, and efficient.