Simple Video Downloader 3.0.8 - Adding SSP Video Parser (Reverse Engineering), Refactoring and Live Tested URL.

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Introducing the Simple Video Downloader

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The Video Downloader is a Chrome Extension that helps you save your favorite videos. It can be installed via Chrome Webstore:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ilcdiicigjaccgipndigcenjieedjohj/

Total Number of Current Users (growing!)

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Install on Firefox or other browsers?

It should work, but not fully tested on Firefox via Chrome Extension Foxified

Install Unpacked Versions

Zipped releases: https://github.com/DoctorLai/VideoDownloadHelper/releases
Download the zip and then you can load unpacked version in Chrome (under development mode)

Changes v3.0.8

Pull Requests Merged: https://github.com/DoctorLai/VideoDownloadHelper/pull/8

  1. use live github url for showing tested URLs.
  2. add SSP video parser and unit tests. Some video sites are hiding their true video URLs and it takes a while to do some reverse engineering and find out how to get the real videos.
  3. refactoring.

Unit Tests

npm run test
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59 tests passed on Travis CI: https://travis-ci.com/DoctorLai/VideoDownloadHelper/builds/94123447

Build

npm run build which webpacks the ES6 class ParseVideo into \dist\*js

Screenshot

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Roadmap

  1. Use async/await to replace Promise/Then
  2. Fix broken video parser due to video site changes.
  3. Add more unit tests (increase code coverage)
  4. Support vimeo and other video sites
  5. Merge video segments (ts)

Task Requests

  1. Task Request: Adding dailymotion Support (100% vote + 10 STEEM)

VIP Key Exclusive to Utopian

Please note, you can enter the VIP Key which allows you to call the server API in case the client video parser fails locally - this greatly unlocks video parser to many many other video sites.

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The KEY is iamutopian


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Thanks for the contribution, @justyy! It's good to see that you are keeping your extension updated and reverse engineering certain websites to find their hidden video URLs. I was wondering something, though; is this actually legal and is Google okay with this extension?

As for the code, some variable names could definitely be improved, e.g.:

let x = key[i];
let s = "";

Also I think you could find a way to make this code DRY, by iterating over the sources and destinations instead. Other than that it mostly looks fine, good job!


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Thanks, I think this is OK to comply with Google‘ policy as the 'reverse engineering' part is finding out the hidden information rather than cracking something unlicense...

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Thank you for your review, @amosbastian! Keep up the good work!

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