The Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles (The MIT Press)

December 22, 2019 - Comment

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Anonymous says:

Great book for learning computer hardware and software Great book for learning computer hardware and software. Requires a lot of thinking but the reward is worth it. The book recommends programming knowledge before reading, but it is not necessary for the first 4 or 5 chapters, I think every person learning to program should read this book. The official web site where you can download the software required is a great help.

Anonymous says:

Joyful ride through building a modern VM The book is absolutely fantastic, written in down-to-earth style, for humans. It would be nice if the implementation code is in the book, but then it would probably double in size, so I understand why the author provided only the essential code.

Anonymous says:

No more black-box magic Building a computer from the ground up….sounds like science fiction! Ultimately it enabled me to see machines, not as these “black boxes” that do “magic”…I felt like I was taken through a journey that gave enough theoretical background to get you going and then left you to the implementation whilst they hold your hand. It was much, much harder than I expected, especially the later chapters, which in fairness I had to cheat a little but it was the first half of the book that…

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