TVS Part 1: Why? Baby Steps

Jeff Marrison

In this video I present a preliminary answer to the question "Why would anyone write Assembly Language?" by comparing identical minimalist functionality across 13 different languages. I compare Assembly Language, C, C++, Go, Rust, Python, Perl, TCL, Java, PHP, NodeJS, Ruby and Bash.

Download working directory

An archive of everything I produced during this video: part1.tar.gz

Learn more about the basics of assembly language

Tomasz Grysztar, author of flat assembler has created an excellent series on Assembly Language for x86 on his Youtube Channel.