Using Rev to learn CS or How I coded an assembler interpreter in one night.

Joe Lewis Wilkins pepetoo at cox.net
Mon Jul 2 11:32:26 EDT 2007


Andre, I am truly, truly impressed with your even having recognized  
that you might do something like this; much less actually doing it.  
Not that it will be all that useful for anyone else, but impressive  
none the less.

Congratulations on a job well done. Really makes me feel old!

Joe Wilkins

On Jul 2, 2007, at 7:53 AM, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Friends,
> I wrote a little article about how I coded in less than five hours  
> a simple
> Assembly interpreter. I had a problem that in my university they  
> teach us
> some Assembly for a simulated machine called SIMx86 that only runs on
> windows. I use macs and had no way to study (except watching the  
> powerpoint
> presentations on keynote), my assembly examination was approaching  
> so I took
> the job of coding myself an intepreter that was compatible with the
> instructions of SIMx86 to a level that I was able to run all the  
> examples we
> learned in class and experiment on my own.
>
> In the end, I coded it all, it works and it even has a line by line
> debugger.
>
> The article is here: http://andregarzia.com/blog/files/aasm.html
>
> Thats one success story of using Revolution in Education :-)
>
> Cheers
> andre



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