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Guide to Assembly Language

A Concise Introduction

By James T. Streib

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The Guide to Assembly Language gives readers the insight they need to begin programming in assembly language.  The text also helps readers learn more about the architecture of the Intel 32-bit processor, as well as the relationship between high-level and low-level languages.

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  • ISBN13: 978-0-8572-9270-4
  • 272 Pages
  • User Level: Students
  • Publication Date: March 1, 2011
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $69.95
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This book will enable the reader to very quickly begin programming in assembly language. Through this hands-on programming, readers will also learn more about the computer architecture of the Intel 32-bit processor, as well as the relationship between high-level and low-level languages. Topics: presents an overview of assembly language, and an introduction to general purpose registers; illustrates the key concepts of each chapter with complete programs, chapter summaries, and exercises; covers input/output, basic arithmetic instructions, selection structures, and iteration structures; introduces logic, shift, arithmetic shift, rotate, and stack instructions; discusses procedures and macros, and examines arrays and strings; investigates machine language from a discovery perspective. This textbook is an ideal introduction to programming in assembly language for undergraduate students, and a concise guide for professionals wishing to learn how to write logically correct programs in a minimal amount of time.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Variables, Registers, and Data Movement.
  2. Input/Output.
  3. Arithmetic Instructions.
  4. Selection Structures.
  5. Iteration Structures.
  6. Logic, Shifting, Rotating, and Stacks.
  7. Procedures and Macros.
  8. Arrays.
  9. Strings.
  10. Selected Machine Language Instructions.
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