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Viktor Elofsson

Stockholm, Sweden

I'm @vktr, which is hacker-short for Viktor - I'm Swedish by birth but a global citizen by choice. I sometimes use the identity Unidentified Developer (@unidentifieddeveloper) which is the company I've funded to use as an umbrella for most of the open source work I do.

I've been building excellent apps and tools targeted at the hacker crowd for many years, and my approach is usually one of fulfilling specific needs with specialized tools.

By sponsoring me you show monetary support for the projects I work on. These may or may not include the ones in my non-comprehensive list below. The money I receive through the Sponsors program will help to offset the costs I have - such as hosting, domains, sponsoring others, etc.

The projects

  • PicoTorrent - the biggest of the few. Most of my time is spent improving and fixing things in PicoTorrent. It is a tiny, clean and easy-to-use BitTorrent client for Windows.
  • Porla - it's like LEGO, but a BitTorrent client. Some assembly required. However, when assembled, is the most powerful BitTorrent server you can run.
  • Blaze - dump your Elasticsearch data really, really fast. Written in frustration over the performance issues I had with existing tools. Use it, love it, I'll maintain it!

I'm constantly trying to grow and improve the open source projects I use and maintain. This is where I hope the Sponsors program will help offset some of the cost associated with these projects and more!

The live stream

More than coding, I'm also live streaming from time to time. I want to make it a regular thing. More information is available at Unidentified Developer on YouTube.

5 sponsors have funded vktr’s work.


Can we get to 10 sponsors? That would be the most awesome thing ever! 🤓

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Featured work

  1. picotorrent/picotorrent

    A tiny, hackable BitTorrent client.

  2. porla/porla

    A programmable BitTorrent client for servers and seedboxes.

    JavaScript 57
  3. unidentifieddeveloper/blaze

    A blazing fast exporter for your Elasticsearch data.

    C++ 59

50% towards 10 sponsors goal

@yisonPylkita @mkody
@DerianAndre @VirginCrusader

yisonPylkita and 4 others sponsor this goal

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$1 a month


☕️ Caffeine levels rising

I did the math, and one dollar buys way more than one cup of coffee. Trust me! This is entry level sponsoring for high level gains, and you're awesome for it!

$5 a month


🥳 Open source is a party, and you're invited!

You've begun transcending into an open source aficionado. You dig what I do and I dig you!

🔐 Unlocks

  • Warm, fuzzy, open source feelings.

$20 a month


🤠 Cowboy coding, no more

You love open source. So do I! I also love code with a purpose. By sponsoring at this level you're giving me room to re-purpose time from my day job into open source time!

🔐 Unlocks

  • 5x PicoTorrent stickers

$50 a month


🦌 You're the G-O-A-T - and I mean it!

Linux has GNU, and I have you - the Greatest Of All Time!, and I'd not have it any other way! You're 100% awesome for sponsoring at this level and every line of code I write is dedicated to both open source and you.

🔐 Unlocks

  • All perks from previous tiers, and also...
  • The ability to, once per month, fast-track any valid issue.