This important revision introduces both students and practicing computer professionals to the characteristics of the Motorola 68000 family of processors. It has been widely applauded in previous editions as a text that is practical, easy to read, and designed to educate readers on the concepts as well as applied theory. In addition to its use as a learning aid, the text serves as a valuable reference in which topics are organized according to function and importance for the design of programs, interfaces or systems. This Second Edition has been updated to cover the most recent, relevant advances and developments affecting the MC68000 family of microprocessors.
A practical text for both students and computer professionals, introducing the concepts and characteristics of the Motorola 68000 family of processors. The volume is conceptually divided into three sections: fundamental principles and the 68000 family, assembly language programming techniques for the processors, and system design and development for 68000-based computer systems. Five appendices provide additional related material. Each chapter concludes with problems, with selected answers at the back of the text. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)