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
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.