Category Archives: Assembler

How I transform Assembly Code into Machine Code for CPU Execution

In today’s blog posting I want to talk a little bit more in detail how I transform my custom written assembly code into machine code for CPU execution. To give you an idea about this challenge, have a look at the following assembly code in my own assembly language (that targets my 8-bit TTL based…
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The ALU is connected to the CPU!

Today I’ve made a huge step forward with my CPU: my ALU is now finally connected to the CPU, and performs its first calculation. The ALU itself is connected to 2 input registers and 1 output register of the CPU. These 3 registers are private to the ALU, and can’t be directly programmed by the…
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