Posted By : Sehrish Kay
Posted On : 2 November 2014
Keywords : Create a program in 8086 assembley language,8086 beginner,8086 Hello world program

8086 Assembly Language Program Using Emu8086 To Display "Hello World" 5 Times With An Offset Of One Character Each Time String Is Displayed

Problem Statement

Create a program in 8086 assembley language using the emu8086 software displaying "Hello World". This program writes the greeting 5 times, and each time the greating is written the "Hello World" string is offset by one character.


Expected Output

Sample Code

8086 Sample Code


;***********************************************************************
;Module Name: program1_AnthonyAbeyta.asm
;Author:      Anthony Abeyta
;Date:        19 Nov 2014
;Purpose:     Displays "Hello, world!" 5 times, adding ' ' to each of 
;             the previous strings outputed.
;Ownership:   Anthony Abeyta
;***********************************************************************
;***********************************************************************
;Listing Contents:
;  Global Data
;    None.
;  Functions/Procedures/Methods
;    outerLoop
;    innerLoop
;    greeting
;***********************************************************************
org 100h
    mov BX,0 ;Initilizes BX used to adjust CX for innerLoop 
	mov CX,5 ;Inizilizes CX for loop
	 
;***********************************************************************
;Name:       OutterLoop & innerLoop
;Purpose:    Load and output the specificed string a given # of times
;On Entry:
;  Relies on the CX register to act as a counter for the loop.
;  The innerLoop also relies on BX to setup CX for the counter for it
;On Exit
;  'Hello, World!' display 5 times with an increased offset each time
;Process:
;   STEPS:
;       1  - Loads greeting effective address to dx
;       2  - Print command
;       3  - Interupt
;       4  - BX + 1.
;       5  - CX value stored
;       6  - CX = BX
;       7  - enter innerLoop
;       8  - ' ' stored in DL
;       9  - Out put DL
;       10 - Interupt
;       11 - CX - 1
;       12 - Loop until previous step = 0 = CX
;       13 - CX = value before offsetLoop
;       14 - Code runs again if loop has not run 5 times
;       15 - Interupt
;*********************************************************************** 
  
outerLoop:              ;Outer loop establish
    lea DX,greeting     ;Load greeting into DX
    mov AH, 09H         ;Print control
    int 21h             ;Interupt
                      
    add BX,1            ;BX + 1 = New BX
    push CX             ;Creates save point for CX to later return via pop
    mov CX,BX           ;CX = BX current value after the BX incriment
                      
    innerloop:          ;Inner loop established
        mov DL, ' '     ;Places a space into the DL register
        mov AH, 2       ;Outputs DL chars stored
        int 21h         ;Interupt
        dec CX          ;Decrease CX
    jnz innerloop       ;Loop the inner loop
                      
    pop CX              ;Loads CX value that was saved via push (origianl CX)
    dec CX              ;Decrease CX
jnz outerLoop           ;Loops outer loop unitl CX = 0
	            
ret                     ;Returns control
;***********************************************************************
;Name:       greeting
;Purpose:    Places specified string into DB
;On Entry:
;  None
;On Exit
;  None
;Process:
;  Step 01 - "Hello world!" loaded into DB of the DX register, with a 
;            newline. Previous lines are not cleared, and then an 
;            interupt is triggered.
;***********************************************************************
greeting:  DB 'Hello, world!', 0Dh, 0Ah, 24h ;Sting to be displayed
off


Sehrish Kay

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