4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
This is a good book overall. They use colour nicely so that it highlights certain areas of the page and doesn't look over-the-top. It starts right at the basics (representing numbers in binary, computer hardware, etc) and then moves on into actual assembly, the explanations of things (for example 2's complement and related bits) are strange and hard to follow sometimes but that is one of the few things I can fault it on. It has plenty of diagrams, code listings and occasional screenshots to show you what is meant to be going on and tends to explain them well.
If you want to learn assembly then I would suggest at least checking this book out at a store or library and if you like it then… Read more