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Easter algorithm (Knuth)

Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:01 pm
by antiloquax
I'm not sure if this is of interest to anyone, but I have been tweaking a program I wrote after reading about the Easter Algorithm in Knuth's "The Art of Computer Programming".

I've just been learning how to use macros and I've also gone through and replaced any multiplication by constants with shifts and adds.

Anyway, if anyone wants to have a look, it's here.

Re: Easter algorithm (Knuth)

Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:33 am
by jameswalmsley
Wow, that's a really nice guide and tutorial for learning about assembly, and basic optimisations.
I saw Knuth last month, was brilliant.

"There comes a time in one's life, where some people realise they are gay, and others realise they are geeks!" -- knuth 2013

Thanks,

James

Re: Easter algorithm (Knuth)

Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:24 am
by antiloquax
Thanks James. I would love to see Knuth in person. He's one of a kind.