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Düsseldorf, Germany

✌️ About Me

Whenever I find some free time, I like to create content and build things.
This can be a faster JSON parser, a tiny, fully static search engine compiled to WASM, or a glorious link checker.

Overall I've created 100+ open-source projects. I maintain a Visual Studio Code plugin, snippet, with 35k active users and an open website for static analysis tools that has 8k+ stars and gets a lot of traffic. On top of that, I like to write about my projects on and do some Hello, Rust! once per year or so. 😉
I also talk about Rusty things at meetups and conferences like FOSDEM, RustBeltRust, Codemotion, and RustFest.

🎀 Why You Should Sponsor Me

Donations make me worry less about financing my work and focus more on creating.

My goal is to inspire people and empower them to contribute to open-source themselves. Doing all of the above takes time next to my day job.

If you like me to do more open-source in the future, I'd appreciate your donation — big or small. ❤️ And if you change your mind, you can stop sponsoring me anytime, guilt-free.
Here's a talk about my open-source journey if you want to learn more.

👀 Early Access

Sponsors will also get early access to my work-in-progress tools and libraries before they are made public. Early access is available to all sponsors, regardless of tier.

8 sponsors are funding mre’s work.


Thanks a lot for your support! ❤️


Featured work

  1. analysis-tools-dev/static-analysis

    ⚙️ A curated list of static analysis (SAST) tools for all programming languages, config files, build tools, and more.

    Rust 9,450
  2. mre/idiomatic-rust

    🦀 A peer-reviewed collection of articles/talks/repos which teach concise, idiomatic Rust.

  3. tinysearch/tinysearch

    🔍 Tiny, full-text search engine for static websites built with Rust and Wasm

    Rust 1,743
  4. hello-rust/show

    🍿 Show notes, code, and future topic ideas for "Hello Rust!", a YouTube channel about the Rust programming language.

    Rust 292
  5. mre/hyperjson

    🐍 A hyper-fast Python module for reading/writing JSON data using Rust's serde-json.

    Python 444
  6. lycheeverse/lychee

    Fast, async, stream-based link checker written in Rust. Finds broken URLs and mail addresses inside Markdown, HTML, reStructuredText, websites and more!

    Rust 334

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otniel and 7 others sponsor this goal

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OSS Advocate

Any amount counts and brings us closer to more sustainable open source!

$5 a month


Early Access

You like to fund my work so that I keep doing what I'm doing.
That includes updating my blog, project dependencies, keeping the main documentation in good shape and finding new ways to entertain you.


  • 🙏 High five to you!
  • ✍️ You will get early access to projects and articles before I make them public.
  • 🏅 A sponsor badge on your profile.

$10 a month


Grateful User

You use my tools in production and don't want them to break.
That means being responsive to issues, reviewing pull requests and taking care of the overall project management.


  • 🤝 Let me know which of my projects are critical to you.
  • 🗺 Ability to influence the project roadmap with prioritized feature requests.

$20 a month



You are a great individual that wants me to extend my projects and create new ones as well as write blog posts and give talks. Thank you, good person on the internet.


  • ✍️ You will get early access to projects and articles before I make them public.
  • 🐦 A shout-out on social media

$30 a month


Early Video Access

You are a generous individual that wants to contribute more because the lower tiers don't match the value you're getting from the tools I build. I express my gratitude!


  • ✍️ You will get early access to projects and articles before I make them public.
  • 🎥 You will get early access to videos/screencasts I'll make.
  • 🙌 Eternal gratitude.

$250 a month


Company Tier

🏭 Your company would like to give back to open source. By subscribing to this tier you support the continued development of my tools. Thanks so much!


  • 🐦 A personal thank you message on social media mentioning your product.
  • 🖼 Your our company logo on and a repository
    of your choice. (In my namespace, of course; I'm not a magician. 🧙)
  • 🤗 You show the world that you care about open-source (which is great for recruiting BTW).