ILLC3 is a Visual Studio code extention that adds native support to Visual Studio Code for lc3 assembly.
LC3 is a popular educational assembly language used to teach the fundamentals of computer engineering at various universities such as UIUC, UW Madison, UT Austin, UPenn and many more.
Final Product Installation (via Marketplace)
Simply look for ILLC3 and hit install and you're good to go!
Repo install with Source Code
Clone this repo and unzip the .zip file.
Open VSCode and navigate File → Open → Choose the extension folder
Press F5 to use the extension in a simulated environment.
You're ready to go now!!!
We expect to have the extension available on the VS Code Extensions marketplace very soon!
Syntax highlighting for LC3 including differentiation between operands, registers, comments, pseudo-ops, and data types
Auto complete support in the form of RTL statements for operands and pseudo-ops
Shortcuts implemented for various operands:
shift + enter + a --> inserts ADD
shift + enter + d --> inserts AND
shift + enter + b --> inserts BR
shift + enter + q --> inserts JMP
shift + enter + j --> inserts JSR
shift + enter + y --> inserts JSRR
shift + enter + right --> inserts LD
shift + enter + i --> inserts LDI
shift + enter + r --> inserts LDR
shift + enter + e --> inserts LEA
shift + enter + n --> inserts NOT
shift + enter + left --> inserts ST
shift + enter + t --> inserts STI
shift + enter + = --> inserts STR
Tip: The auto complete code pastes a template for registers that can be edited in succession using the Tab button
Note: When entering shortcuts press shift + enter together, then press the necessary key