Randall Hyde is the author of the recently released "Write Great Code" and The Art of Assembly Language (both from No Starch Press), one of the most highly recommended resources on assembly. He is also the coauthor of The Waite Group's MASM 6.0 Bible. He has written for Dr. Dobb's Journal, Byte, as well as professional journals.
"If you are a beginner and want to find your way into lower level programming and gain an understanding of how a machine's hardware works then this is a good way to get into things."
--Harry Fairhead, I Programmer
"...by the end of the book, readers will be pretty comfortable writing in programs using HLA and will have a new understanding of how computers operate."
--Zoltan Hunt, YYZtech.ca
"Considering the fact that many people seem to have difficulties in learning assembler, this book is a very good read and effectively introduces the reader to this fascinating topic. "
--Michael Heinzl, The Ethical Hacker Network
"The previous edition of Hydes book has been my go-to book for assembly language for years, and theres little doubt this edition will be similarly long-lived."
--Larry O'Brien, SD Times
"I...really enjoyed his approach to teaching the assembly language programming."
--Elias Bachaalany, Hex Blog
"As I remarked in respect of the first edition, if you want to use assembly language, or add it to your list of programming skills, this is the book to have."
--Major Keary, Linux Users of Victoria Inc.
"And yes, people still do write in Assembly Language. And now, if you want to try this out for yourself, there is a great new book available to help you out. This is the second edition of Randall Hyde's The Art of Assembly Language."
--Greg Laden, Scienceblogs.com
"The beauty of this book and HLA is that the HLA compiler insulates the beginner from the drudgery and trickery of getting started from zero knowledge."
--Tony Lawrence, A.P. Lawrence.com
"The Art of Assembly Language is a welcome addition to the bookshelf of any programmer who has yet to experience and appreciate deeper understanding of HLA gained as a result of reading the book."
--Mike Riley, Dr. Dobb's CodeTalk