1.2 Key features of the assembler

The ARM assembler supports instructions, directives, and user-defined macros.

It supports:

  • Unified Assembly Language (UAL) for both ARM and Thumb® code.
  • NEON™ Single Instruction Multiple Data (SIMD) instructions in ARM and Thumb code.
  • Vector Floating Point (VFP) instructions in ARM and Thumb code.
  • Wireless MMX Technology instructions to assemble code to run on the PXA270 processor.
  • Directives in assembly source code.
  • Processing of user-defined macros.
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