MMIXware: A RISC Computer for the Third Millennium
by Donald E. Knuth
Publisher: Springer 2004
Number of pages: 550
MMIX is a RISC computer designed by Donald Knuth to illustrate machine-level aspects of programming. This book constitutes a collection of programs written in CWEB that make MMIX a virtual reality. Among other utilities, an assembler converting MMIX symbolic files to MMIX objects and two simulators executing the programs in given object files are provided. The latest version of all programs can be downloaded from MMIX's home page. The book provides a complete documentation of the MMIX computer and its assembly language.
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by Paul A. Carter
The book discusses how to program the 80386 and later processors in protected mode. The tutorial has extensive coverage of interfacing assembly and C code and so might be of interest to C programmers who want to learn about how C works under the hood.
by Ed Jorgensen - University of Nevada, Las Vegas
This text provides a reference for University level assembly language and systems programming courses. Specifically, it addresses the x86-64 instruction set for the popular x86-64 class of processors using the Ubuntu 64-bit Operating System (OS).
by Steve Hoxey, at al. - Warthman Associates
This book describes the code patterns that perform well on PowerPC processors. The book will be particularly helpful to compiler developers and application-code specialists who are already familiar with optimizing compiler technology.
by Nick Morgan - GitHub
In this tiny e-book I'm going to show you how to get started writing 6502 assembly language. The 6502 processor was massive in the seventies and eighties, powering famous computers like the BBC Micro, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, Apple II, etc.