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Introduction
8bit Virtual Machine & Ancient Assembler-style language

Ancient Virtual Machine

Ancient VM proof of concept of the language, toolkit, virtual machine and ecosystem A VM with 50+ instructions, SIMD Vector calculation, modularity, language and compiler, CLI tool and package register of modules and extension

📡 Installation

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$ yarn global add @rune/cli
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$ rune install vm
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💻 OS Support

OS
Version
Architectures
Windows 10
1607+
x64, ARM32
OSX
10.14+
x64
Linux
x64, ARM32, ARM64

History

Once i read an article on Wikipedia about writing custom VM and interpreter bytecode. So, i wanted to give it a try. Initially, i planned to write a 4-bit CPU emulator, afterwards i wrote it - but with the development of the source code, bit rate of instructions increased, and emulator has a programming language that is very similar to Assembler language (and CSS, yeah). It was a wonderful experience, i faced unusual problems and came up with quite unusual solutions. Since then, i continued to develop and improve different kinds of features in this project afterwards. I do not pursue any goals (except of course vm speed and language usability), and i do not expect my VM to be useful - but if you have any ideas on how to improve the project I’d be happy to hear from you.
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