Simon Tatham

IRL Name: 
Simon Tatham

Simon Tatham is an English software engineer and free-software author who is known for creating and maintaining PuTTY. He is also known as the original author of Netwide Assembler (NASM).


Author of the essay 'How to Report Bugs Effectively' which many software developers direct users to read before reporting bugs to them.

He also maintains a popular collection of small computer programs which implement one-player puzzle games.

He suffers from coeliac disease.