Simon Tatham

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Simon Tatham
Simon Tatham in 2012.jpg
Born (1977-05-03) 3 May 1977 (age 41)
OccupationComputer programmer
EmployerARM Holdings[1]
Known forPuTTY, NASM

Simon Tatham (born 3 May 1977)[1] is a British computer programmer. He created and maintains PuTTY, a free software implementation of Telnet and Secure Shell (SSH) clients for Unix and Windows API platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator. He is also the original author of Netwide Assembler (NASM),[2] and maintains a collection of small computer programs which implement one-player puzzle games. All of them run natively on Nintendo DS, Symbian S60, Unix (GTK+; Android, MacOS), and Windows.

He attended University of Cambridge, and currently works at ARM Holdings.

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  1. ^ a b "Simon the collection of historical fact". Simon Tatham. Retrieved 13 February 2011.
  2. ^ The Netwide Assembler: NASM from SourceForge

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