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68000 Family Assembly Language Programming

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ISBN-10: 0534932754

ISBN-13: 9780534932756

Edition: 1st 1994

Authors: Alan Clements

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Clements has a gift for conveying highly complex, technical information in an exceptionally clear and readable manner. Clements writing style is very student oriented, and stresses the basics of 68000 ASL while also covering the latest information on ASL later generation chips.
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Book details

List price: $247.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 9/24/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Alan Clements is the director of content at Scottish Television and the co-author of Restless Nation, which accompanied the BBC Scotland television series on Scottish politics. He is married to Kirsty Wark and lives in Glasgow.

Data Representation and Computer Arithmetic
Characters, Words, and Bytes
Number Bases
Binary Arithmetic
Floating Point Numbers
Logical Operations on Binary Values
Summary
Problems
Introduction to Computer Architecture and Assembly Language
From Problem to Program
The CPU and its Memory
Introduction to the Assembler
Summary
Problems
Introduction to the 68000
Simplified Model of the 68000
A Basic Instruction Set
Register Usage
Addressing Modes
Running and Debugging 68000 Programs
Summary
Problems
The 68000''s Addressing Modes
Variable Length Operands
Addresses and Address Registers
Address Register Indirect Addressing with Displacement
An Application of Address Register Indirect Registering
Address Register Indirect Addressing with Post-incrementing and Pre-decrementing
Address Register Indirect Addressing with Index
Program Counter Relative Addressing
Permitted Addressing Modes
Summary
Problems
The 68000''s Instruction Set
Data Movement and Arithmetic Operations
Logical, Shift, and Bit Operations
Program Control and the 68000
Miscellaneous Instructions
Summary
Problems
Introduction to Assembly Language Programming
The Design Process
Structured Programming
Pseudocode (PDL)
Examples of Pseudocode Design
Pseudocode Design: Using PDL to Design a Command Line Interpreter (CLI)
Summary
Problems
Subroutines and Parameters
Basic Principles of Subroutines
Parameter Passing
The Stack and Local Variables
Recursion
Summary
Problems
Assemblers
Overview of the Assembler
Assemblers and Modularity
The Macro Assembler
Conditional Assembly and Structured Control
Summary
Problems
Peripheral Programming
Input/Output Strategies
The 68230 Parallel Interface/Timer
The Serial Interface
The 68681 DUART
Summary
Problems
68000 Interrupts And Exceptions
Overview of the 68000 Family Exception Handling Facilities
Interrupts and Exceptions
Privileged States, Virtual Machines, and the 68000
Exceptions and the 68000 Family
Hardware Initiated Exceptions
Software Initiated Exceptions
Summary
Problems
Programming Exercises
Task-Switching Kernel
A Bootstrap Monitor
Problems
The 68020 And 68030 Microprocessors
Basic Differences Between the 68000 and 68020
Enhanced 68000 Instructions
New 68020 Instructions
The 68020''s New and Extended Addressing Modes
The 68020''s Supervisor State
Cache Memory and the 68000 Family
The Coprocessor
Summary
Problems
APPENDICES
Glossary
The 68000''s Instruction Set
Selected 68020 Instructions
The 68000 Cross-assembler and Simulator
Bibliography
Index