|Creating a compiler for a new device: where to start? email@example.com (Andreas Koch) (2001-04-26)|
|Re: Creating a compiler for a new device: where to start? firstname.lastname@example.org (Neal Bridges) (2001-05-07)|
|From:||"Neal Bridges" <email@example.com>|
|Date:||7 May 2001 23:18:00 -0400|
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Andreas Koch <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> i am thinking about assembling a small hobby computer, based on a
> microcontroller. This controller can only execute code in ROM, so i
> will have to create an interpreter in ROM and execute apps i load into
> external RAM.
Forth is ideal for the constraints you describe. There is very likely
already a Forth compiler for the microcontroller you're using; if by chance
there isn't, writing one is a very fast route to a working compiler.
<http://www.quartus.net> Quartus Handheld Software!
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