Would this be appropriate for an FPGA/CPLD newbie?

I've had experience with electronics in general and the Arduino, but I've never done anything with FPGAs or CPLDs. Would the CoolRunner-II CPLD Starter Board be a good start? Am I correct in believing that it doesn't require any sort of serial-to-USB converter or separate programmer to be able to use it? Basically, will I need anything other than the board? (Not including the USB A to mini B cable)


EDIT: Oops, it might be helpful if I give a link to the board: here it is.

That's pretty well all you need. FPGAs are real fun.
dedgerton (author)  steveastrouk5 years ago
Cool! Well then, I guess I'll have something new to learn on the first! =D