- 7 hours
The Assembler Instructions course describes how to code instructions which will perform: arithmetic calculations, data comparisons and branching. Details of various Assembler linkage conventions and how they are used are also discussed.
System or application programmers who code Assembler programs or maintain system related programs and user exits.
Completion of the "Introduction to Assembler" course or equivalent experience, knowledge of programming concepts, and experience with IBM MVS architecture.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify how to code an Assembler program by using the z/OS instruction repertoire
- Recognize ways of linking to internal and external Assembler routines
Load and Store Instructions
Load Multiple and Store Multiple Instructions
Insert and Store Characters
Load Address Instruction
Binary Arithmetic Instructions
Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide
Data Conversion Instructions
Data Movement Instructions
Shift and Round
Logical and Boolean Operations
Binary Integer Comparisons
Decimal and Bit String Comparisons
Sequencing and Control