Author Topic: Obligatory Introduction  (Read 10374 times)

Gunther

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Re: Obligatory Introduction
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2013, 06:27:18 AM »
Hi Steve,

   The use of NASM versus MASM is mainly personal preference
over some syntax differences.  NASM users say its syntax is "more
natural", "cleaner", or the like.  MASM users say that it is more
standard and has a more powerful macro system built into it.

that's true: it's a question of personal preference. Another good alternative is YASM, which is nearly 100% NASM compatible. By the way, the NASM/YASM macro ability isn't so bad.

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Re: Obligatory Introduction
« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2013, 08:57:48 AM »
OK I found the help,I thing it is mainly for 16 bit,but I can ul both the chm format as well as the html if anyone wants to pretty up the help format.I just did a basic help in chm so it is a bit sloppy,but is useful.

Ok I used 7zip for the html one because it compressed better but put a zip on it to allow its upload. The second one with zip extension is the chm file it is about 400k unzipped  will have to do the other on in the next post both together are to big. this one is the html version.




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Re: Obligatory Introduction
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2013, 09:00:09 AM »
here is the chm made from the html. I really can't remember where I got this from but hopefully the author put their name in there somewhere.


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Re: Obligatory Introduction
« Reply #18 on: May 03, 2013, 11:32:35 PM »
Hi Gunther,

   I was just giving a overview of what I saw in the Usenet groups.
Probably more of an oversimplification though.  And there are
FASM, A86, TASM, LZASM, ALP, NBASM, and many others.  I thought
there was a good comparison page at www.fysnet.net, but it
seems to be gone.  Though I can't find a site map.

Regards,

Steve N.

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Re: Obligatory Introduction
« Reply #19 on: May 04, 2013, 12:28:43 AM »
These days there are many very good alternatives to MASM if you want to use another assembler,also some may be only clones but there is the chance someones assembler will add features that make asm programming a little simpler.