An assembly language is a low-level programming language for a computer, or other programmable device, in which there is a very strong (generally one-to-one) correspondence between the language and the architecture's machine code instructions.

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32-bit factorial calculator in x86 NASM assembly

This program calculates the factorial of a given positive number. This is how it handles input: if negative, terminate program if 0-2, display input without calculating if greater than or equal to ...
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Properly handling NOT operators for nodejs

Converting assembly code to nodejs, Having the assembly code: ...
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Stack Implemented Using Linked List

I wrote a stack implementation using a singly linked list in x86_64 assembly. This stack supports the usual push/pop operations as well as first/next for iterating over each element. I'm looking for ...
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Linux NASM assembly linked list implementation

Inspired by all of the lovely linked lists lately, I decided to implement one in assembly language. This code maintains two linked lists - one is a free store and the other is the active linked list. ...
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Is this C++ program correctly implemented in SSE?

I have to implement a simple program in SSE, and I don't know if I have done it in the right way (it's my first program in SSE). This is the C++ program: ...
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Alp in MASM 8086

If the number is present, the output should show the numbers that are not present. ...
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Switch-case Monstrosity for CPU Emulator

I am still working on A Z80 CPU emulator and I have decided to prototype it in javascript and then translate it into a faster language, It might be ported to C but more likely is Java - this means I ...
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Search procedure to find inputted DWORD in MASM Array

Is there any way to make this more efficient? ...
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Counter in FASM assembly

I am making a simple counter in assembly. It counts to a billion and exits. However, the performance of this is really horrible. A Java application (that does the same) outperforms it by around 10x. ...
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Improvements/suggestions for my CPU emulator

I am trying to emulate a basic CPU (Z80) as close as possible. It currently does not read real assembly code, but that will be implemented. If you have any views on how that could be implemented, ...
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Iterating string characters and passing them to a BIOS API

Which style of printing strings from the SI registry in NASM is more correct? I'm learning assembly and x86 architecture, but I'm rather new in it, so I've prepared two styles (in NASM) of printing a ...
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Embedded conditional code compaction

I'm porting some AVR code from PROGMEM/PGM_P to __flash, and I want to reduce the amount of ...
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x86_64 assembly print integer stack allocation [closed]

I have made this simple assembly program that prints an integer in hexadecimal. It works, but I don't understand why it works with only a stack size of 15, when to print a 64 bit integer including ...
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Is this CPUID parser ideal for any usage?

NOTE: I'm not perfectly sure of some of the parsed data, so any corrections are more than welcome. Parser (cpuid.c): ...
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Please review polling for Nios 2

The program listens to the Altera FPGA DE2 board's keys that can start and stop and reset a counter: ...
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x86 strcpy - can this be shortened?

I got about 4 days of assembly knowledge so, I need a review on this strcpy function and if it can be done better (At least I have the feeling). Full code (with the test included): ...
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Assembler PIC programming, is this correct? [closed]

The question is: Write the following pseudo in assembler code: ...
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x64 assembly clearmem / zeromem

I've just started learning assembly yesterday, and the first useful thing I've written is a clearmem function. I'm looking for general feedback regarding my coding ...
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Fastest fill memory with specified 64-bit value

I need to fast fill some memory block in C#, so I wrote something like this (in Ffree Pascal COmpiler + Lazarus in 64 bit mode): ...
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Calculating prime factors in MIPS assembly

The goal of this was to be able to enter any number and print out the prime factors of that number. Are there any shorter ways of writing this code? I'm not very familiar with low-level syntax and was ...
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RC4 in 8051 assembly optimization

I've been playing around with 8051 assembly lately and thought I would make a little project of implementing RC4, since it is pretty interesting and the algorithm doesn't seem too hard. Plus, taking ...
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GCD/LCM calculator in x86 assembly

After creating a similar program in C++, I've decided to try to write it in x86 assembly language (the type of assembly I was taught in college). I'd like to receive feedback regarding syntax and ...
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Computing a mathematical function in MIPS assembly

This code computes the function (3x^2-4x+16) / (5x^2+2x-4). I ran the program and it works, but I am fairly new to assembly language and am not quite sure how to ...
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Trying to improve and better understand Intel SSE intrinsics

I've been writing a collection of signal processing function optimized with SSE intrinsics (mostly for audio processing). Here is a linear interpolation function I wrote. It works well and is quite ...
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Please review assembly for Nios 2 interrupts

This is homework for which we have prepared Nios 2 assembly and C: ...
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Writing SIMD libraries for C++ on FASM in x86-64 Linux

I have recently started a project of SIMD libraries development for C++ on FASM for x86-64 Linux. I would be glad to hear any opinion or feedback about the project, cleanness of the code and ...
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Listing the first five perfect numbers in MIPS assembly

I've done some programming in the past, but I'm new to MIPS, which I'm trying to learn on my own. This program lists the first five perfect numbers. It uses the Lucas-Lehmer and Miller-Rabin primality ...
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First steps with amd64 assembly

I try to learn amd64 assembler. This is the first thing I tried. This piece of assembly should replicate the functionality of the following piece of C code, which turns a binary sha-256 hash into a ...
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The beginnings of a bootloader using GNU-based tools

This is a personal project of mine. I am currently in the research phase of developing my own bootloader that will be used to load a single task operating system. I am far away from the final goal, ...
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SSE2 assembly optimization - multiply unsigned shorts and add the result

I am attempting to optimize a piece of C code which aims to multiply a series of pairs of unsigned shorts and add the result. I am only concerned about the high 16 bits of the result, and I can ...
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Fastest way to clamp an integer to the range 0-255

I'm working on some image processing code that can generate pixel values outside of the normal range of 0 to 255, and I'd like to clamp them back into the valid range. I know that there are saturating ...
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Correct User Input - x86 Linux Assembly [closed]

So I am working on an x86 Assembly program for Linux using NASM. This program basically asks the user for their name and their favorite color. After doing this and storing the two strings in variables ...
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Improving this bilinear scaling SSE2 code on Core 2 CPUs

I am looking for some help with improving this bilinear scaling SSE2 code on Core 2 CPUs. On my Atom N270 and on an i7, this code is about 2x faster than the MMX code. But under Core 2 CPUs, it is ...