IBM Basic Assembly Language - Non-IBM Assemblers

Non-IBM Assemblers

There have been several IBM-compatible assemblers for special environments.

  • Dignus LLC Systems/ASM is an HLASM-compatible assembler that can run natively on IBM systems or as a cross-assembler.
  • Freeware PC/370, written by Don Higgins, was later purchased by Micro Focus.
  • z390 was an assembler and System 390 emulator written in Java.
  • Penn State University authored a package called ASSIST, which included a System 370 assembler and interpreter.
  • Tachyon Software LLC markets the Tachyon Assembler Workbench which runs on Windows, Linux/x86, Linux for S/390 and zSeries, AIX and Solaris.

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