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// Copyright 2015 The Go Authors. All rights reserved.
// Use of this source code is governed by a BSD-style
// license that can be found in the LICENSE file.
package main
import (
youtube ""
func init() {
registerDemo("youtube", youtube.YoutubeUploadScope, youtubeMain)
// youtubeMain is an example that demonstrates calling the YouTube API.
// It is similar to the sample found on the Google Developers website:
// but has been modified slightly to fit into the examples framework.
// Example usage:
// go build -o go-api-demo
// go-api-demo -clientid="my-clientid" -secret="my-secret" youtube filename
func youtubeMain(client *http.Client, argv []string) {
if len(argv) < 1 {
fmt.Fprintln(os.Stderr, "Usage: youtube filename")
filename := argv[0]
service, err := youtube.New(client)
if err != nil {
log.Fatalf("Unable to create YouTube service: %v", err)
upload := &youtube.Video{
Snippet: &youtube.VideoSnippet{
Title: "Test Title",
Description: "Test Description", // can not use non-alpha-numeric characters
CategoryId: "22",
Status: &youtube.VideoStatus{PrivacyStatus: "unlisted"},
// The API returns a 400 Bad Request response if tags is an empty string.
upload.Snippet.Tags = []string{"test", "upload", "api"}
call := service.Videos.Insert([]string{"snippet", "status"}, upload)
file, err := os.Open(filename)
if err != nil {
log.Fatalf("Error opening %v: %v", filename, err)
defer file.Close()
response, err := call.Media(file).Do()
if err != nil {
log.Fatalf("Error making YouTube API call: %v", err)
fmt.Printf("Upload successful! Video ID: %v\n", response.Id)