TITLE: You May Be A Programmer If ... #1
AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford
DATE: December 15, 2010 4:30 PM
... you get to the code generation part of the
compiler course you are teaching. You realize that
you have forgotten the toy assembly language from the
textbook for its toy virtual machine, so you have to
relearn it. You think, "It's gonna be fun to write
programs in this language again."
Assembly language? A toy assembly language? Really?
just like to program.
programming in Klein
this semester, a language I termed as an integer assembly
language, moving to a very RISC assembly doesn't seem like
that big a step down. Assembly language can be fun, though
I don't think I'd want to program in it for a living!