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The MIPS Programmer's Handbook : Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design - Erin Farquhar

The MIPS Programmer's Handbook

Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design

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Published: 1st February 1994
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A hands-on view of the highly successful MIPS family of microprocessors, written for programmers developing systems applications for the MIPS platform. The MIPS Programmer's Handbook describes the MIPS architecture from the perspective of assembly- and C-language programmers, with special emphasis on issues related to embedded applications. Engineers writing system-level programs for MIPS-based embedded systems will find the topic selection especially useful including the sections on software conventions, initializing the processor in a bare machine environment, and writing exception handlers. For convenient use, the instruction set reference is presented with only one page per instruction. The authors focus on the instructions available to assembly-language programmers, rather than on the hardware-level instruction set documented in data books released by vendors of the MIPS processor. Provides enough detail for anyone doing serious system-level programming. Also included are ten complete program examples, with line-by-line explanations. Several sample sections are available from the authors' website.

Introduction
Software Conventions
Initialization
Exceptions
Instruction Set Reference
Overview of the MIPS1 Architecture
Instruction Summary
Prologue and Epilogue Templates
Include Files
Libraries
Vendors of MIPS Products
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ISBN: 9781558602977
ISBN-10: 1558602976
Series: Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st February 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 19.15  x 2.21
Weight (kg): 0.69