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Assembler in 2001

[Dec 16, 2001] Graphics Programming Black Book by Michael Abrash became available free online in PDF format. See Graphics Programming Black Book. Thanks to Wily Yuen for pointing this out.

[Aug 07, 2001] A couple of good reengineering books were added to assembler books page. Might be useful for those who know how to use assembler and debugger ;-)

Configuring MASM 6.11 on your home computer

Jon Kirwan PC Assembly Programming-Where to Get PC Assembly Tools

Tasm IDE Homepage

Version 1.3 development (09-04-2001)
Of course development will continue forever. To avoid doing useless work I'd like to know what you want to see in future versions. Please e-mail me your requests at the address below.

Version 1.2 released (09-04-2001)
More than a year of development! Huge changes? Erm.. no. I've been very busy and have done nothing about it for more than a half a year or so. But this new version is quite worth the waiting. More oriented at Win32 programs you can actually make Win32 programs in ideal mode (!). It's not complete (yet) but most simple programs are more than possible to make. Check it out in the download section. I will add more header files and tools for Win32 programming in the future (fingers crossed :-). Oh yeah: thanks everyone for clicking on my support link!

Version 1.1 released (05-02-2000)

Springer LINK Lecture Notes in Computer Science -- online book on MMIX

Click here to download MMIXware: the simple simulator, assembler, test programs, and full documentation, plus the meta-simulator: mmix.tar.gz (Version of 18 September 2000)

People have been accumulating several months of experience with a straightforward MMIX assembler and simulator, and I know that both programs work reasonably well on three platforms. The pipeline meta-simulator is also up and running, but with a user interface that is not for beginners. (This is one of the most difficult programs I've ever written, and surely one of the most interesting, for people who have time to explore low-level details.)

The Hercules System-370, ESA-390, and z-Architecture Emulator

DEC Documentation References -- description of alpha architecture

Mainframe assembler section was added -- this is probably the oldest surviving assembler culture in existence.

IBM developerWorks: The new Amiga: VP assembly code demo

"...an in-depth introduction to the Amiga's revolutionary VP (virtual processor) assembly code, the heart of the new Amiga's Digital Environment. By the end of the article you'll have a good understanding of how VP works, not to mention how darn cool it is!"

"VP code is, in a nutshell, the ideal assemble language. In fact, it's such an improvement over traditional non-virtual assembly language that it needs to be seen and understood in order to be appreciated. Just to highlight a few of its strong points: it has an unlimited number of integer and floating-point registers; you can use high-level looping constructs (similar to those in a higher-level language like C), rather than using arcane "jnz" instructions; and it supports register naming and object-based assembly language programming! As you can see, VP is not your average assembly language."

"The demo application that we're going to look at is extremely simple. Our sample app opens a transparent window and creates an interesting alpha-blended shadowy effect (and once you've thrown a few next-gen Amiga boing balls onto the desktop, it looks really cool). Here's a screenshot of the "dblend" program running on my Amiga development system. Thanks to the boing balls, you can see that this truly is a groovy-looking transparent window..."

[Jan 23, 2000] The MMIXmasters Home Page -- MMIX is the new computer and associated assembly language that Donald Knuth will be using to specify the algorithms in the next edition of his series, The Art of Computer Programming (TAOCP). Currently (ca 1999) three volumes have been published, and more are in preparation. Knuth will use MMIX as the low-level programming language in the "ultimate" edition of his opus.

This web site is for the volunteers---the MMIXmasters---who are converting all of the programs in TAOCP, Volumes 1 - 3 from the old language MIX to the new language MMIX. Although the primary purpose of this site is to serve the MMIXmasters, non-volunteers are still welcome

[Jan 23, 2000] Intel Assembler CodeTable 80x86 - Overview Mnemonics -- Great. This is the best code table I've seen. Thanks Roger Jegerlehner


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