qlwiki:metacomco_assembler

METACOMCO ASSEMBLER

Packaging for Sinclair QL ASSEMBLER Development Kit Inlay for Sinclair QL ASSEMBLER Development Kit

MetaComco's Assembler is a high specification macro assembler, supporting the full 68008 motorola instruction set.

Advertised features included:

  • Standard Motorola 68000 mnemonics
  • English error messages
  • Produces code which can be EXECed and run as a concurrent job
  • External references allow linkages to high level languages
  • Integral linker allows assembler programs to be linked together
  • Macro expansions
  • Position independent, absolute or relocatable code can be produced
  • Conditional assembly
  • Large range of directives
  • Fully formatted listings
  • 30 character variable names and 32-bit values

It was part of a modular set of languages, all written in BCPL which enabled the output to be linked with BCPL and/or Assembler modules (written using the MetaComco versions of course) to create the final file.


Title: MetaComco Assembler
Language: BCPL
Author: Unknown
Publisher: MetaComco
Year of Publication: 1984
Platforms Suitable for: All Sinclair QLs and emulators
Commercial Status: Commercial
Price as at October 1984: £59.95
Reviews: QL User (October 1984, QL User (Jan/Feb 1986))
Sources Available from: n/a
Latest Version available from: Unknown

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  • Last modified: 2018/05/12 15:13
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