Issue No.04 - July/August (1986 vol.3)
S.R. Vegdahl , Tektronix Laboratories
Firmware engineering strategies range from hand coding to the use of optimizing compilers. For fine-tuned microcode we often need the advantages of both ends of the spectrum.
S.R. Vegdahl, "Microcode Optimization: Examples and Approaches", IEEE Software, vol.3, no. 4, pp. 59-68, July/August 1986, doi:10.1109/MS.1986.234070