Many libraries have been written to pull things off Youtube. This is one of them.
The usual: gem install downthetube
then put it in your Gemfile if you are doing Rails stuff with it:
In irb you need to do the requires: require 'rubygems' require 'downthetube'
And then play. I've tried to make it do what you would expect:
::.("76E01802262A6694") playlists = . "stephensam" playlists.first.title # "Capoeira Angola" vids = playlists.first.videos 2 vid = vids.last vid.title # "Mestre Jogo De Dentro e Mestra Tisza,Ilheus 2008" vid.description # "Roda de fim de ano na praca de Ilheus 2008,gravado por CM Denis." vid.url # "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I_4JgV-y8s" vid.thumbnail(:large) # "http://i.ytimg.com/vi/4I_4JgV-y8s/hqdefault.jpg"
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