Tools for SIC/XE hypothetical computer from the Leland Beck’s book System Software. Includes:
See also a companion project SicDemos for several example assembly programs. Available under BSD 2-Clause license.
SicTools may be downloaded as a JAR file or built from source.
Download the latest stable version from releases. You may need to change the file permissions to allow execution.
Building from source
Download / clone source code and run make.
git clone https://github.com/jurem/SicTools.git cd SicTools make jar
To run simulator
java -jar out/make/sictools.jar
To run assembler
java -cp out/make/sictools.jar sic.Asm source.asm
where source.asm is the file to be compiled.
To get assembler help
java -cp out/make/sictools.jar sic.Asm -help
To run linker
java -cp out/make/sictools.jar sic.Link -o out.obj in1.obj in2.obj ...
where out.obj is the output file and in1, in2,… are .obj files to be linked.
To get linker help
java -cp out/make/sictools.jar sic.Link -help
To get graphical linker interface
java -cp out/make/sictools.jar sic.Link -g
To cite this work, please use the following reference:
- Mihelič, J. and Dobravec, T. (2015), SicSim: A simulator of the educational SIC/XE computer for a system-software course. Comput. Appl. Eng. Educ., 23: 137–146. doi: 10.1002/cae.21585
- The paper on publisher’s page.
- The paper on researchgate.net.