May 11 2006

Assembly code from 1994, proto-DSL

Published by at 8:05 pm under Technology   

Tonight I came across a chunk of x86 assembly code that I wrote for a university class in 1994. I present it here in its original form, complete with 1994 file modification date:

KSPOOL.zip

The thing I notice about this code in retrospect is that I used a macro (this was assembled with a macro assemler) to make some menu-key-dispatch code succinct and declarative in its appearance. This is quite low-level but in a sense not all that different from the “domain specific language” idea which has grown popular recently.

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