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<h1>Nicolas Petton</h1>
<p>Web developer, Lisper, Smalltalker & Emacs maniac.</p>
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<h1 class="title">Nicolas Petton</h1>
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<h2 id="org96a2a86"><b>About</b> me</h2>
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I'm a Software engineer, passionate about Lisp, Emacs, Smalltalk and the Web. I split
my time between Stockholm (Sweden) and Brest (France).
I'm also a hobbyist photographer.
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<h3 id="org7aa0df8">Work</h3>
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I'm the CTO at <a href="">Finsit</a>. I previously worked in the <a href="">RMoD</a> team at
<a href="">Inria</a>. I was also the co-founder of <a href="objectfusion.html">Objectfusion</a>.
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<h3 id="orgf8735f7">Projects</h3>
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<li>I'm doing the releases of <a href="">Emacs</a> since the version 24.5. I also maintain
several Emacs packages, including <a href="">Indium</a>, <a href="">js2-refactor</a>, <a href="">seq.el</a>, map.el,
thunk.el, <a href="">stream.el</a>, <a href="">amd-mode</a>, <a href="">xref-js2</a>, <a href="">zerodark</a>, <a href="">niflheim</a>, as well as
some others.</li>
<li>I like to <a href="">design websites</a> &amp; <a href="">logos</a>.</li>
You can find most of my git repositories on my <a href="">Gitea instance</a> and on <a href="">GitHub</a>.
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<h3 id="org8e42bf4">Past projects</h3>
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<li>I'm the creator of <a href="">Amber</a>, a Smalltalk that runs inside the web
browser (I don't maintain it anymore)</li>
<li>I'm the author of <a href="">klassified</a>, a Smalltalk-inspired object model for
JavaScript, maintained together with <a href="">Ben</a>.</li>
<li>I'm also the author of <a href="">SmalltalkHub</a>, a code repository and project
management application for Smalltalk (I don't maintain it anymore)</li>
<li>I contributed to <a href="!/~MongoTalkTeam/mongotalk">MongoTalk</a>, the Pharo driver for MongoDB, and
<a href="!/~gokr/Phriak">Phriak</a>, the Pharo driver for Riak.</li>
<li>I worked with <a href="">Esteban</a> on <a href="">Tide</a>, a new web framework for Pharo and Amber.</li>
You can learn more about Amber on the <a href="">GitHub page</a>, and can find more
projects on my <a href="">Github</a> and <a href="!/~NicolasPetton">SmalltalkHub</a> accounts.
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<h3 id="org39077a4">Some <a href="presentations.html">presentations</a> I gave</h3>
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<h2 id="org28674ad"><b>Writings</b> &amp; notes</h2>
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<h3 id="org20408f6">The <a href="">Emacs café</a> blog</h3>
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I'm also writing posts in this blog dedicated to Emacs &amp; JavaScript.
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<h3 id="orgbcecc2b">Series of interviews of my colleagues at <a href="">FTGP</a></h3>
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<li><a href="blog/interview-damien-cassou.html">Damien Cassou</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/interview-mikael.html">Mikael Hägerbro</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/interview-seckin.html">Seçkin Savasçi</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/interview-louise.html">Louise Axhake</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/interview-johan.html">Johan Degerfeldt</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/interview-ben.html">Benjamin Van Ryseghem</a></li>
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<h3 id="orgda16383">Some Emacs related posts</h3>
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<li><a href="blog/working-on-the-emacs-website.html">Working on the Emacs website</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/working-on-the-emacs-logo.html">Working on the Emacs logo</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/stream.html">Lazy sequences in Emacs with stream.el</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/fourth-emacs-meetup.html">Fourth Emacs meetup</a> in Stockholm the 14th of June</li>
<li><a href="blog/emacs-meetup-orgmode.html">Third Emacs meetup</a> in Stockholm the 9th of April</li>
<li><a href="blog/emacs-meetup.html">Emacs meetup</a> the 23rd of January</li>
<li><a href="blog/buffer-watcher.html">Watching file changes with buffer-watcher.el</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/mutli-occur-on-projects.html">Multi-occur on projects</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/emacs-dark-window-decoration.html">A dark window decoration for Emacs in Gnome</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/isearch-thing.html">isearch thing</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/per-computer-emacs-settings.html">Per-computer Emacs settings</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/niflheim-theme.html">A dark theme for Emacs</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/discover-js2-refactor.html">discover-js2-refactor</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/blogging-with-org-mode.html">Blogging with org-mode</a></li>
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<h3 id="orgd52a631">Latest <a href="">Amber</a> related posts</h3>
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<li><a href="blog/amber-0.13-released.html">Amber 0.13 released!</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/amber-new-maintainer.html">Amber has a new maintainer</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/helios-sunit.html">Helios has a test runner</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/amber-1.12.4-released.html">Amber 0.12.4 released!</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/nw-helios.html">Running Helios as a desktop app</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/details-matter.html">Details matter</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/helios-keybindings.html">Keybindings in Amber's new IDE</a></li>
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<h3 id="org736443f">Interviews of my colleagues at <a href="">RMoD</a></h3>
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<li><a href="blog/interview-clara.html">Clara Allende</a></li>
<li><a href="objectfusion.html">Guillermo Polito</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/interview-jean-baptiste.html">Jean-Baptiste Arnaud</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/interview-stef.html">Stéphane Ducasse</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/interview-esteban.html">Esteban Lorenzano</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/interview-damien.html">Damien Cassou</a></li>
<li><a href="blog/working-at-rmod.html">How is it to work at RMoD? <i>A series of interviews</i></a></li>
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