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Write Great Code, Volume 2 by Randall Hyde

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Chapter 2. Shouldn’t You Learn Assembly Language?

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Although this book will teach you how to write better code without mastering assembly language, the absolute best HLL programmers do know assembly, and that knowledge is one of the reasons they write great code. Though this book can provide a 90 percent solution for those who just want to write great HLL code, learning assembly language is the only way to fill in that last 10 percent. Though teaching you to master assembly language is beyond the scope of this book, it is still important to discuss this subject and point you in the direction of other resources if you want to pursue the 100 percent ...

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