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package main
import (
var (
query = flag.String("query", "Google", "Search term")
maxResults = flag.Int64("max-results", 25, "Max YouTube results")
const developerKey = "YOUR DEVELOPER KEY"
func main() {
client := &http.Client{
Transport: &transport.APIKey{Key: developerKey},
service, err := youtube.New(client)
if err != nil {
log.Fatalf("Error creating new YouTube client: %v", err)
// Make the API call to YouTube.
call := service.Search.List("id,snippet").
response, err := call.Do()
handleError(err, "")
// Group video, channel, and playlist results in separate lists.
videos := make(map[string]string)
channels := make(map[string]string)
playlists := make(map[string]string)
// Iterate through each item and add it to the correct list.
for _, item := range response.Items {
switch item.Id.Kind {
case "youtube#video":
videos[item.Id.VideoId] = item.Snippet.Title
case "youtube#channel":
channels[item.Id.ChannelId] = item.Snippet.Title
case "youtube#playlist":
playlists[item.Id.PlaylistId] = item.Snippet.Title
printIDs("Videos", videos)
printIDs("Channels", channels)
printIDs("Playlists", playlists)
// Print the ID and title of each result in a list as well as a name that
// identifies the list. For example, print the word section name "Videos"
// above a list of video search results, followed by the video ID and title
// of each matching video.
func printIDs(sectionName string, matches map[string]string) {
fmt.Printf("%v:\n", sectionName)
for id, title := range matches {
fmt.Printf("[%v] %v\n", id, title)