GData

DESCRIPTION:

Ruby wrapper for working with Google Data APIs

SYNOPSIS:

yt = GData::Client::YouTube.new
yt.source = 'my_cool_application'
yt.clientlogin('username', 'password')
yt.client_id = 'CLIENT_ID'
yt.developer_key = 'DEVELOPER_KEY'
feed = yt.get('http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/users/default/uploads').to_xml

# creating, updating, and deleting a playlist

entry = <<-EOF
<entry xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom"
    xmlns:yt="http://gdata.youtube.com/schemas/2007">
  <title type="text">Ruby Utility Unit Test</title>
  <summary>This is a test playlist.</summary>
</entry>
EOF

response = yt.post('http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/users/default/playlists', entry).to_xml

edit_uri = response.elements["link[@rel='edit']"].attributes['href']

response.elements["summary"].text = "Updated description"

response = yt.put(edit_uri, response.to_s).to_xml

yt.delete(edit_uri).to_xml

# uploading a video

test_movie = '/path/to/a/movie.mov'
mime_type = 'video/quicktime'
feed = 'http://uploads.gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/users/default/uploads'

entry = <<EOF
<entry xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom"
  xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/"
  xmlns:yt="http://gdata.youtube.com/schemas/2007">
  <media:group>
    <media:title type="plain">Test Movie</media:title>
    <media:description type="plain">
      This is a test with the Ruby library
    </media:description>
    <media:category
      scheme="http://gdata.youtube.com/schemas/2007/categories.cat">People
    </media:category>
    <media:keywords>test,lame</media:keywords>
  </media:group>
</entry>
EOF

response = @yt.post_file(feed, test_movie, mime_type, entry).to_xml

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A sunny disposition

Tested against Ruby 1.8.6 patch level 114

INSTALL:

sudo gem install gdata

To generate documentation:

rake doc

To run unit tests:

cp test/test_config.yml.example test/test_config.yml
# edit test/test_config.yml
rake test

LICENSE:

Copyright (C) 2008 Google Inc.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the “License”); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.