While you wait for me to write the Alpha AXP processor architecture overview,¹ I'd like to direct your attention to the ARM processor architecture overview written up by Marion Cole over at the NT Debugging blog. I hope that'll keep you busy for a little while longer.
- Understanding ARM Assembly Part 1: Processor features.
- Understanding ARM Assembly Part 2: How Windows uses the processor.
- Understanding ARM Assembly Part 3: Calling conventions.
¹ Spoiler alert: Don't hold your breath.