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articles and information relating to the ARM processor

We're almost ready!

The base instruction set is now described, and we're on our way!
Okay, a little slower than I'd have liked, but getting there! ☺


IntroductionAn introduction to the ARM, and ARMwiki.
The ARM familyARM processor types/families.
Instruction setThe ARM instruction set.
Using RISC OSARM programming under RISC OS.
Using Linux & WindowsARM programming under Linux and Windows.
TutorialsStep by step tutorials.
Example codeExample code (currently predominantly RISC OS).
Related sitesOther ARM-related sites and resources.

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Assembler programming on the RaspberryPi

Don't hold your breath.
I'm not being rude. The first batch of RPis sold out in seconds, and I think it was Farnell whose site fell over for a while, and when back up, registered something like 300 requests for pre-order or info per second. Like... wow.
I mean, people dream of coming up with a product that makes such an impact. Few achieve it. Practically nobody achieves it with a product as nerdy as a cheap processor board. But, there ya go, it happened. Not the USB-stick thing that may or may not have been vapourware a year or so back, but a long hard slog with some insanity and genuis along the way to bring something to all who wanted a Beagle but couldn't justify the price.

I plan to get a Model B (that's the more-memory-plus-ethernet version), but I plan to do so when all the madness has calmed down. I do plan to talk about it here and on my blog, plus cut some code in assembler. I also plan to do this under RISC OS once the port is available. Remember, the cool thing about the RPi is that you can switch personality (Linux, RISC OS etc) simply by changing the image on the SD card. This, my friends, gives us the ability to do something quite unique - to create something to run directly on the RPi (as in, a mini-OS of sorts). This is one of many avenues I'd enjoy exploring and I hope you're willing to come along for the ride!

However, we're still in Crazy/Awesome time so I'm just going to back off from RPi related stuff for the moment. Once they're available reliably, then it's something we can play with!


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