The Data API allows users to integrate their program with YouTube and allow it to perform many of the operations available on the website. It provides the capability to search for videos, retrieve standard feeds, and see related content. A program can also authenticate as a user to upload videos, modify user playlists, and more.
This integration can be used for a variety of uses such as developing a web application allowing users to upload video to YouTube, or a device or desktop application that brings the YouTube experience to a new platform. The Data API gives users programmatic access to the video and user information stored on YouTube. This can be used to personalize a web site or application with the user's existing information as well as perform actions like commenting on and rating videos. This RESTful API provides responses in XML format.
This week, YouTube developers learned of major compliance changes. They impact videos uploaded with the videos.insert endpoint. API projects created after July 28, 2020 using this endpoint from an unverified API project will be set to private viewing mode until an audit verifies TOS compliance.
Which APIs are the most popular with developers? There are a lot of ways to come to an answer; this month we are using our directory data to offer one. Every API in our directory has a track functionality and by looking at the data we can see which APIs our readers have shown the most interest in.
Livestorm is video conferencing software. The Livestorm API offers a way for developers to access data about the platform. API methods are available to manage events, people, sessions, and webhooks....