Introduction to C and Assembly Language Programming
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The course will begin by introducing you to the 8086 microprocessor architecture. You will learn about commonly used assembly language and stack related instructions, the roles of a microprocessor and the tasks carried out by a microprocessor. These tasks are: fetch, decode, and execute commands.
The course then moves on to explain the different types of compilers like GCC, Turbo C and MS Visual C compilers. You will learn about the data types used in C programming language, how to write an assembly program to evaluate an expression using repeated addition and conversion of C programs to assembly language. Next, you will learn about stack related instructions from the assembly and C programming point of view.
Finally, you will learn the various techniques used for swapping two variables in C using the PUSH and POP operations. You will also learn how to perform multiplication operation using repeated addition and get introduced to a powerful tool – the compiler explorer which makes it easier for programmers to debug. Start this course today, and learn valuable skills in C and Assembly language programming.Start Course Now
Introduction to Microprocessors and Assembly Language Programming
Introduction to Microprocessors and Assembly Language Programming - Learning Outcomes
x86 Intsruction Set
Registers in Microprocessors
Execution of Instructions in x86 Microprocessors
Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU) Instructions
Introduction to Microprocessors and Assembly Language Programming - Lesson Summary
C Programming and Inline Assembly
C Programming and Inline Assembly - Learning Outcomes
Pointer Arithmetic at an Assembly Language Level
C Programming and Inline Assembly - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the role of a microprocessor
- Explain the requirements that must be satisfied before a microprocessor can fetch, decode and execute commands
- Explain how data is moved from one register to another register
- List the four modes of addressing learned in this module
- Explain how to write an assembly program to calculate the string length of some given strings
- Explain the various techniques available for swapping variables with the use of temporary variables
- Explain the various techniques available for swapping variables without the use of temporary variables
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