Q

Advice on writing a cross-compiler in C for 8051 series of microcontrollers

I want to write a cross-compiler in C for 8051 series of microcontrollers. Could you please help me by offering me some guidelines and guidance? Information on related resources would be appreciated, too. Thanks.
Ah, the old Intel 8051. It was the first CPU I developed a debugger for and it brings back great memories. Writing a compiler for any CPU is similar to any other CPU. While I haven't written one, the two books I can highly recommend are "Compilers: Principles, Techniques and Tools" by Alfred V. Aho, Ravi Sethi and Jeffrey D. Ullman and "Compiler Design in C" by Allen Holub.
This was first published in August 2002
This Content Component encountered an error

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchExchange

SearchSQLServer

SearchWinIT

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close