Bits Of Code Archive

19 Feb 2013

Download Facebook Videos – Free Browser Trick – Chrome Firefox Safari

Here is a simple trick to download Facebook videos. I have tested this browser trick using Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer and it works on all. There is no need for software downloads, browser plugins or
12 Sep 2009

Faster Grooveshark Search Add-on for Firefox (auto-suggest feature)

I coded this firefox add-on to query the Grooveshark search site much quicker than their standard search tool add-on. Grooveshark currently provide a useful search add-on, it installs Grooveshark search to your current list of search engines
11 Jun 2009

“Installation Failed” Fix for WordPress 2.8 Upgrade

Great news today that WordPress 2.8 “Baker” is available to upgrade for my blog. I am running a few WordPress blogs that were currently at version 2.7 so took the plunge to upgrade and noticed a few
16 Feb 2008

Google Maps – Animated Directions – Fun!

I have been playing around with Google Maps lately and have come across a few scripts I had from a few months back… This is a bit of fun! [Click Here to try out Google Maps animated
24 Jan 2008

YouTube have blocked my download tool!

It’s less than 48 hours since I posted my last article “Free YouTube Video Downloader & Path To FLV Finder Tool” and today I noticed that the download tool has stopped working! At first I thought  it
23 Jan 2008

Free YouTube Video Downloader & Path To FLV Finder Tool

Click here for the “YouTube Video Downloader & Path To FLV Finder Tool” Click here for the “YouTube Video Downloader & Path To FLV Finder Tool” This is a follow up article on my previous post “How
13 Dec 2007

How to get the direct url path to .flv video files on YouTube for Free

I had reason this week to try and find the actual direct path to an.flv on YouTube, I was trying out the excellent JW Media Player by Jeroen Wijering it supports playback of flv files among a
3 Dec 2007

How to download and save Bebo video files – the easy way.

I was asked by my friend Shane Supple if it was possible to download a video that was uploaded to It is not as straight forward as you may think, having tinkering around with source code
27 Nov 2007

Faster SkreemR Audio Search Add-on for Firefox (auto-suggest feature)

Update 3rd Dec 07: James over at SkreemR has officially added my Firefox plugin to their 3rd party plugins “Tools” page view the page here I coded this firefox add-on to query the SkreemR mp3 search site
19 Nov 2007

How to Grab a Thumbnail Screenshot Of Any Website

An easy tutorial on how to grab a thumbnail image screen shot of any website. This is an easy way for webmasters to grab a screen shot of their own websites to include them in their portfolio
8 Nov 2007

Pubs Of Youghal – Google Maps

This a Google Maps visual tour of the pubs of Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland. There are 28 active pubs and bars in the town. Click on markers to view photos, address, telephone numbers, pub info etc. I
7 Nov 2007

Youghal Clock Gate – Live Clock Screensaver

Click here to view the “Youghal Clock Gate – Live Clock” I created this flash live clock from a picture of Youghal Clock Gate. If you keep watching the hands on the clock you will see them