Kestrel-3 User's Guide
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Kestrel-3 User's Guide

About the Book

This text explains how to download and install the Kestrel-3 development emulator, and how to use its machine-language monitor.  Eventually, this book will also cover topics such as installing the Kestrel-3 hardware programming onto a FPGA development board, how to install, configure, and use its operating system, and how to write programs for the Kestrel-3 directly on the Kestrel-3 itself.

About the Author

Samuel A. Falvo II
Samuel A. Falvo II

Samuel A. Falvo II is a software engineer working in the cloud computing industry by day, and homebrew computer hacker by night.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • Installing the Kestrel-3 Computer Hardware
    • Installing the Kestrel-3 Emulator
  • Guided Tour: Writing a Font Editor
    • Block Storage vs. Files
    • Zooming In on a Glyph
    • Your Move: Prompting the User with a Cursor
    • Quitting the Application
    • Where Do We Begin?
    • Going Mobile – Supporting Cursor Movement
    • Toggling Bits
    • Changing Characters
    • Showing Context
    • Conveniences
    • Lessons Learned
    • Conclusion
  • Glossary

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