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An object-oriented Ruby wrapper for the YouTube GData API

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README.txt
== DESCRIPTION:

youtube_it is the most complete Ruby client for the YouTube GData API. It provides an easy
way to access the latest YouTube video search results from your own programs.
In comparison with the earlier Youtube search interfaces, this new API and
library offers much-improved flexibility around executing complex search
queries to obtain well-targeted video search results.

== SYNOPSIS:

Create a client:

  require 'youtube_it'
  client = YouTubeIt::Client.new

  if you need use your dev_key for search you can make

  client = YouTubeIt::Client.new(:dev_key => 'your dev key')

Basic queries:

  client.videos_by(:query => "penguin")
  client.videos_by(:query => "penguin", :page => 2, :per_page => 15)
  client.videos_by(:tags => ['tiger', 'leopard'])
  client.videos_by(:categories => [:news, :sports])
  client.videos_by(:categories => [:news, :sports], :tags => ['soccer', 'football'])
  client.videos_by(:user => 'liz')
  client.videos_by(:favorites, :user => 'liz')
  client.video_by("FQK1URcxmb4")
  client.video_by_user("chebyte","FQK1URcxmb4")

Standard feeds:

  client.videos_by(:most_viewed)
  client.videos_by(:most_linked, :page => 3)
  client.videos_by(:top_rated, :time => :today)

Advanced queries (with boolean operators OR (either), AND (include), NOT (exclude)):

  client.videos_by(:categories => { :either => [:news, :sports], :exclude => [:comedy] }, :tags => { :include => ['football'], :exclude => ['soccer'] })


Upload videos:
  You need on youtube account and developer key
  You can get these keys at the http://code.google.com/apis/youtube/dashboard/

  client = YouTubeIt::Client.new(:username => "youtube_username", :password =>  "youtube_passwd", :dev_key => "developer_key")

  Or better yet, you can use OAuth

  client = YouTubeIt::OAuthClient.new("consumer_key", "consumer_secret", "youtube_username", "developer_key")
  client.authorize_from_access("access_token", "access_secret")

* upload video

  client.video_upload(File.open("test.mov"), :title => "test",:description => 'some description', :category => 'People',:keywords => %w[cool blah test])

* you can upload video with developer tag

  client.video_upload(File.open("test.mov"), :title => "test",:description => 'some description', :category => 'People',:keywords => %w[cool blah test], :dev_tag => 'tagdev')


* update video

  client.video_update("FQK1URcxmb4", :title => "new test",:description => 'new description', :category => 'People',:keywords => %w[cool blah test])

* delete video

  client.video_delete("FQK1URcxmb4")



Comments

  You can add or list comments with the following way:

  client = YouTubeIt::Client.new(:username => "youtube_username", :password =>  "youtube_passwd", :dev_key => "developer_key")

*  get all comments:

  client.comments(video_id)

*  add a new comment:

  client.add_comment(video_id, "test comment!")

Favorites

  You can add, delete or list your favorites videos:

  client = YouTubeIt::Client.new(:username => "youtube_username", :password =>  "youtube_passwd", :dev_key => "developer_key")

*  get all favorites:

  client.favorites

*  add a new favorite:

  client.add_favorite(video_id)

*  delete favorite:

  client.delete_favorite(video_id)

Playlist

  You can add, delete or list your playlists:

  client = YouTubeIt::Client.new(:username => "youtube_username", :password =>  "youtube_passwd", :dev_key => "developer_key")

*  get all playlists:

  client.playlists

*  select your playlist:

  client.playlist(playlist_id)

*  get all videos from your playlist:

  my_playlist = client.playlist(playlist_id)

  my_playlist.videos

*  create new playlist:

  my_playlist = client.add_playlist(:title => "new playlist", :description => "playlist description")

*  delete a playlist:

  client.delete_playlist(playlist_id)

*  add video to playlist:

  client.add_video_to_playlist(playlist_id, video_id)

*  remove video from playlist:

  client.remove_video_from_playlist(playlist_id, playlist_entry_id)

* get all playlists from some user
  
  client.playlists_for(user) #return array with the playlists
  
Access Control List

  You can give permissions in your videos, for example denied comments, rate, etc...
  you can read more there http://code.google.com/apis/youtube/2.0/reference.html#youtube_data_api_tag_yt:accessControl
  you have available the followings options:

* :rate, :comment, :commentVote, :videoRespond, :list, :embed, :syndicate

  with just two values:
*    allowed or denied

  Example

  client = YouTubeIt::Client.new(:username => "youtube_username", :password =>  "youtube_passwd", :dev_key => "developer_key")

* upload video with denied comments

  client.video_upload(File.open("test.mov"), :title => "test",:description => 'some description', :category => 'People',:keywords => %w[cool blah test], :comment => "denied")


== Upload videos from browser:

 For upload a video from browser you need make a form upload with the followings params

    upload_token(params, nexturl)

    params  => params like :title => "title", :description => "description", :category => "People", :tags => ["test"]
    nexturl => redirect to this url after upload

   Example

   Controller:

    def upload
      @upload_info = YouTubeIt::Client.new.upload_token(params, videos_url)
    end

   Views: upload.html.erb

    <% form_tag @upload_info[:url], :multipart => true do %>
      <%= hidden_field_tag :token, @upload_info[:token] %>
      <%= label_tag :file %>
      <%= file_field_tag :file %>
      <%= submit_tag "Upload video" %>
    <% end %>

== WideScreen Videos

  if the videos has support for widescreen, you can show them with this way

    video.embed_html_with_width(1280)

  you can specify width or just use the default (1280)

== LOGGING

YouTubeIt passes all logs through the logger variable on the class itself. In Rails context, assign the Rails logger to that variable to collect the messages
(don't forget to set the level to debug):

 YouTubeIt.logger = RAILS_DEFAULT_LOGGER
 RAILS_DEFAULT_LOGGER.level = Logger::DEBUG

== REQUIREMENTS:

* builder gem

== INSTALL:

* sudo gem install youtube_it

== LICENSE:

MIT License

Copyright (c) 2010 Kyle J. Ginavan

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'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including
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