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D. KusswurmModern Arm Assembly Language Programminghttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6267-2_10

10. Armv8-64 Architecture

Daniel Kusswurm1 
Geneva, IL, USA

In this chapter, you will learn about the AArch64 execution state as viewed from the perspective of an application program. It begins with a brief overview of the Armv8-64 computing architecture. This is followed by a review of Armv8-64 fundamental, numerical, and SIMD data types. Programming details of the AArch64 execution state are examined next and include descriptions of the general-purpose registers, condition flags, SIMD registers, instruction operands, and memory addressing modes.

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