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Tachyon z/Assembler Enhancements

September 1, 2004:
Tachyon Software is pleased to announce the availability of version 3.0 of the Tachyon z/Assembler.

Version 3.0 of the Tachyon z/Assembler supports the latest features of IBM’s High Level Assembler V1.5 and more:

  • New and enhanced options, including ADATALEVEL, MACHINE, SECTALGN, SUPPRESS, SUPRWARN and TYPECHECK.

  • ADATA records can be generated in your choice of HLASM release 4 or release 5 formats.

  • *PROCESS, *PROCESS OVERRIDE and *ASM statements are supported.

  • GOFF PART definitions and references for building z/OS DLLs in assembler. Parts are defined using the enhanced CATTR statement and external parts may be referenced using the enhanced EXTRN and WXTRN statements.

  • Enhanced section alignment for GOFF object modules. Quadword and greater alignment can be requested using LQ and FQ storage and literal definitions and the CNOP and ORG statements.

  • Programmer and assembler type definitions for DC, DS, DXD, EQU and literal symbols.

  • The new macro function syntax is supported for both older functions and the new A2B, A2C, A2D, A2X, B2A, B2C, B2D, B2X, C2A, C2B, C2D, C2X, D2A, D2B, D2C, D2X, X2A, X2B, X2C, X2D, DCLEN, DCVAL,DEQUOTE, ISBIN, ISDEC, ISHEX, ISSYM, SYSATTRA and SYSATTRP macro functions. C2G, ABS, LOG2, LOG10, POW and REM are new extended macro functions.

  • Explicitly EBCDIC, ASCII, UTF-8 and UTF-32 character constants, literals and self-defining terms are supported.

If you don’t yet have a copy of the Tachyon z/Assembler, you can download a demonstration copy and try it for yourself. If you are already licensed for any Tachyon Software product, download the updates today!

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