Author Topic: I want to learn  (Read 6587 times)

Offline ahmedcrow

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I want to learn
« on: January 18, 2018, 05:14:16 PM »
Hello everyone, I'm worry about the best way to learn assembly, I knew that assembly is some clear under DOS system but I don't know how to learn assembly under Windows system, I tried to learn TASM by using DOSBox, I would like to ask about the proper modern assembler learners are using it in universities for example and how can I start learning, what's the sources that can teach me, what assemblers and debuggers I need, everything, I plan to be professional in assembly 'casue I think it can make me understand computers and programming very well.

Offline fullofbugs

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Re: I want to learn
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2018, 05:37:21 PM »
It’s painful, unnecessary and inefficient to write a whole program in assembly because the code is not portable and difficult to read/debug /maintain. Most people just use assembly to write functions that need to be optimized. In my case I use it to write SIMD codes that are not supported by the inline assembler I am using. There is also no reason to use DOSBox to learn assembly. FASM can produce binary for Windows console.
I think the easiest way to learn assembly is using a language that supports inline assembly and has a decent IDE. There are quite a few, and the one of top of my head is Turbo Delphi. Because it is free, the IDE is friendly, and BASM is quite good.  It uses Pascal but not c though.
On the other hand, there are websites that can do many for you. For example, you can write and execute code online at, although it lacks the tracing and debugging tools. You can also write c/c++ codes and learn how they are translated in to assembly (