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Suite8080 0.5.0

Version 0.5.0 of Suite8080 is out, and the package is available on PyPI . Suite8080 is a suite of Intel 8080 Assembly cross-development tools I’m writing in Python. The Assembly source of the Suite8080 hello world demo with uppercase constants. The new release is all about expressiveness. I extended the assembler to accept uppercase identifiers for instruction mnemonics, labels, and constants. The change allows an Assembly coding style in which constants are in all uppercase and stand out. For example, here’s the Suite8080 hello world demo greet.asm with constants such as TPA and BDOS : ; Hello world for CP/M TPA equ 100h BDOS equ 0005h ; BDOS entry point WSTRF equ 09h ; BDOS function: write string org TPA mvi c, WSTRF lxi d, message call BDOS ret message: db 'Greetings from Suite8080$' end I reformatted in this style a