Commit 7fd742f0 authored by Peter Fidelman's avatar Peter Fidelman
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Table of contents

parent 5b79671b
......@@ -46,9 +46,20 @@ use std::convert::TryInto;
* But before we can do any of that we will need a machine. Let's make one.
*/
/* Table of Contents
* Part 1 - The Computer
* Part 1a - The instruction set
* Part 2 - The Program
* Part 2a - The lexer
* Part 2b - The outer interpreter
* Part 3 - Using the interactive programming environment
*/
/* ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
* Part 1 - The Computer
* ------------------------------------------------------------------------ */
* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- */
/* This computer will have a 16-bit CPU. It will be able to access
* 2^16 (65536) memory locations, numbered 0 to 65535.
......@@ -187,6 +198,10 @@ fn new_core() -> Core {
return c;
}
/* ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
* Part 1a - The instruction set
* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- */
/* Now we have a CPU sitting there but it does nothing.
*
* A working CPU would execute a list of instructions. An instruction is
......@@ -640,7 +655,7 @@ const PRIMITIVES: [Primitive; 16] = [
/* ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
* Part 2 - The Program
* ------------------------------------------------------------------------ */
* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- */
/* You now have an unfamiliar computer with no software. Can you and the
* computer write a program?
......@@ -1205,7 +1220,7 @@ fn build_dictionary(c: &mut Core) {
*/
/* -----------------------------------------------------------------------
* Part 2a. The lexer
* Part 2a - The lexer
*---------------------------------------------------------------------- */
/* Now that we've got some basics in place let's go back to solving
......@@ -1767,7 +1782,7 @@ fn build_dictionary(c: &mut Core) {
forth!(word, find, RET);
/* -----------------------------------------------------------------------
* Part 2b. The outer interpreter
* Part 2b - The outer interpreter
*---------------------------------------------------------------------- */
/* We can now look up a subroutine in the dictionary by typing its name
......@@ -2192,6 +2207,10 @@ fn main() {
}
}
/* ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
* Part 3 - Using the interactive programming environment
* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- */
/* "The next step is a problem-oriented-language. By permitting
* the program to dynamically modify its control language, we
* mark a qualitative change in capability. We also change our
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