The bestselling guide to assembly language-now updated and expanded to include coverage of Linux This new edition of the bestselling guide to assembly programming now covers DOS and Linux! The Second Edition begins with a highly accessible overview of the internal operations of the Intel-based PC and systematically covers all the steps involved in writing, testing, and debugging assembly programs. Expert author Jeff Duntemann then presents working example programs for both the DOS and Linux operating systems using the popular free assembler NASM. He also includes valuable information on how to use procedures and macros, plus rare explanations of assembly-level coding for Linux, all of which combine to offer a comprehensive look at the complexities of assembly programming for Intel processors. Providing you with the foundation to create executable assembly language programs, this book: * Explains how to use NASM-IDE, a simple program editor and assembly-oriented development environment * Details the most used elements of the 86-family instruction set * Teaches about DEBUG, the single most useful tool you have as an assembly language programmer * Examines the operations that machine instructions force the CPU to perform * Discusses the process of memory addressing * Covers coding for Linux The CD-ROM includes: * Net-Wide Assembler (NASM) for both DOS and Linux * NASM-IDE, a command shell and code editor for DOS * ALINK, a free linker for DOS programming * All program code examples from the book
Begins with the most fundamental, plain-English concepts and everyday analogies progressing to very sophisticated assembly principles and practices. Examples are based on the 8086/8088 chips but all code is usable with the entire Intel 80X86 family of microprocessors. Covers both TASM and MASM. Gives readers the foundation necessary to create their own executable assembly language programs.
Assembly Programming: Assembly Examples Code Assembly language is a low-level programming language for a computer or other programmable device specific to a particular computer architecture in contrast to most high-level programming languages, which are generally portable across multiple systems. Assembly language is converted into executable machine code by a utility program referred to as an assembler like NASM, MASM, etc. Good lucky!
This important guide teaches readers PC assembly and machine language from the ground the right way, one step at a time. Readers will learn at their own pace using the unique simulator which shows how each instruction works as the PC executes it.
The Art of Assembly Language Programming Using PICmicro® Technology: Core Fundamentals thoroughly covers assembly language used in programming the PIC Microcontroller (MCU). Using the minimal instruction set characteristic of all PICmicro® products, the author elaborates on how to execute loops, control timing and disassemble code from C mnemonics. Detailed memory maps assist the reader with tricky areas of code, and appendices on basic math supplement reader background. In-depth coverage is further provided on paging techniques that are unique to PICmicro® 16C57. This book is written for a broad range of skill levels, and is relevant for both the beginner and skilled C-embedded programmer. In addition, a supplemental appendix provides advice on working with consultants, in general, and on selecting an appropriate consultant within the microchip design consultant program. With this book, users you will learn the symbols and terminology used by programmers and engineers in microprocessor applications, how to program using assembly language through examples and applications, how to program a microchip microprocessor, how to select the processor with minimal memory, and more. Teaches how to start writing simple code, e.g., PICmicro® 10FXXX and 12FXXX Offers unique and novel approaches on how to add your personal touch using PICmicro® ‘bread and butter’ enhanced mid-range 16FXXX and 18FXXX processors Teaches new coding and math knowledge to help build skillsets Shows how to dramatically reduce product cost by achieving 100% control Demonstrates how to gain optimization over C programming, reduce code space, tighten up timing loops, reduce the size of microcontrollers required, and lower overall product cost
Author: Bob Neveln
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
Release Date: 2000
Master x86 language from the Linux point of view with this one-concept-at-a-time guide. Neveln gives an "under the hood" perspective of how Linux works and shows how to create device drivers. The CD-ROM includes all source code from the book plus edlinas, an x86 simulator that's perfect for hands-on, interactive assembler development.
Incorporate the assembly language routines in your high level language applications About This Book Understand the Assembly programming concepts and the benefits of examining the AL codes generated from high level languages Learn to incorporate the assembly language routines in your high level language applications Understand how a CPU works when programming in high level languages Who This Book Is For This book is for developers who would like to learn about Assembly language. Prior programming knowledge of C and C++ is assumed. What You Will Learn Obtain deeper understanding of the underlying platform Understand binary arithmetic and logic operations Create elegant and efficient code in Assembly language Understand how to link Assembly code to outer world Obtain in-depth understanding of relevant internal mechanisms of Intel CPU Write stable, efficient and elegant patches for running processes In Detail The Assembly language is the lowest level human readable programming language on any platform. Knowing the way things are on the Assembly level will help developers design their code in a much more elegant and efficient way. It may be produced by compiling source code from a high-level programming language (such as C/C++) but can also be written from scratch. Assembly code can be converted to machine code using an assembler. The first section of the book starts with setting up the development environment on Windows and Linux, mentioning most common toolchains. The reader is led through the basic structure of CPU and memory, and is presented the most important Assembly instructions through examples for both Windows and Linux, 32 and 64 bits. Then the reader would understand how high level languages are translated into Assembly and then compiled into object code. Finally we will cover patching existing code, either legacy code without sources or a running code in same or remote process. Style and approach This book takes a step-by-step, detailed approach to Comprehensively learning Assembly Programming.
This book provides an easy-to-understand, step-by-step approach to learning the fundamentals of Assembly language programming for Intel’s architectures, using a GNU/Linux-based computer as a tool. Offering students of computer science and engineering a hands-on learning experience, the book shows what actions the machine instructions perform, and then presents sample programs to demonstrate their application. The book is suitable for use during courses on Microprocessors, Assembly language programming, and Computer Organization in order to understand the execution model of processors. This knowledge also helps strengthen concepts when students go on to study operating systems and compiler construction. The concepts introduced are reinforced with numerous examples and review exercises. An Instructor’s CD provides all the programs given in the book and the solutions to exercises. Key Features • Discusses programming guidelines and techniques of using Assembly language programs • Shows techniques to interface C and Assembly language programs • Covers instructions from general purpose instruction sets of IA32 processors • Includes MMX and MMX-2 instructions • Covers SSE and SSE-2 instructions • Explains input-output techniques and their use in GNU/Linux-based computers • Explains GNU/Linux system calls along with methods to use them in programs • Provides a list of suggested projects • Gives ample references to explore further
Author: D. S. Malik
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2010-03-10
C++ PROGRAMMING: FROM PROBLEM ANALYSIS TO PROGRAM DESIGN remains the definitive text for CS1 courses. In this new fifth edition, author D.S. Malik continues to employ his student-focused, example-based methodology to teach C++ Programming to introductory computing students. Changes to this edition include new debugging sections in each chapter and a multitude of new and updated exercises. All syntax is explained thoroughly and reinforced through extensive examples and diagrams. Each chapter is full of helpful self-study tools, such as complete programming examples. C++ PROGRAMMING: FROM PROBLEM ANALYSIS TO PROGRAM DESIGN, FIFTH EDITION will motivate to students to understand the why? behind key C++ concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Thomas P. Skinner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Assembler language (Computer program language)
Covering routines for the most popular machines - ATT computer, the Atari 68000, the Commodore Amiga and the Macintosh - this book takes readers through all aspects of assembly language programming in a step-by-step fashion. It provides a complete, graduated approach to the entire line of 68000's, giving examples and exercises for each step so that readers can acquire all of the necessary skills. Topics include the 68000 programmer's model, explanations of number systems, subroutines and advanced assembler concepts, such as external references, linking, debugging and macros.
Delivering a solid introduction to assembly language and embedded systems, ARM Assembly Language: Fundamentals and Techniques, Second Edition continues to support the popular ARM7TDMI, but also addresses the latest architectures from ARM, including CortexTM-A, Cortex-R, and Cortex-M processors—all of which have slightly different instruction sets, programmer’s models, and exception handling. Featuring three brand-new chapters, a new appendix, and expanded coverage of the ARM7TM, this edition: Discusses IEEE 754 floating-point arithmetic and explains how to program with the IEEE standard notation Contains step-by-step directions for the use of KeilTM MDK-ARM and Texas Instruments (TI) Code Composer StudioTM Provides a resource to be used alongside a variety of hardware evaluation modules, such as TI’s Tiva Launchpad, STMicroelectronics’ iNemo and Discovery, and NXP Semiconductors’ Xplorer boards Written by experienced ARM processor designers, ARM Assembly Language: Fundamentals and Techniques, Second Edition covers the topics essential to writing meaningful assembly programs, making it an ideal textbook and professional reference.
Author: James Leiterman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2010-10-25
The increasing complexity of programming environments provides a number of opportunities for assembly language programmers. 32/64-Bit 80x86 Assembly Language Architecture attempts to break through that complexity by providing a step-by-step understanding of programming Intel and AMD 80x86 processors in assembly language. This book explains 32-bit and 64-bit 80x86 assembly language programming inclusive of the SIMD (single instruction multiple data) instruction supersets that bring the 80x86 processor into the realm of the supercomputer, gives insight into the FPU (floating-point unit) chip in every Pentium processor, and offers strategies for optimizing code.
Presents an introduction to High Level Assembler, covering such topics as editing, compiling, and running HLA programs; declaring and using constants; translating arithmetic expressions; and converting high-level control structures.