Source code for youtube_api.youtube_api_utils

import sys
import json
import datetime
import requests
import re
import signal

from urllib.parse import urlparse
from urllib.parse import parse_qs

This contains utilities used by other functions in the YoutubeDataApi class, as well as a few convenience functions for data analysis.

__all__ = [

class TimeoutError(Exception):

class timeout:
    def __init__(self, seconds=1, error_message='Timeout'):
        self.seconds = seconds
        self.error_message = error_message
    def handle_timeout(self, signum, frame):
        raise TimeoutError(self.error_message)
    def __enter__(self):
        signal.signal(signal.SIGALRM, self.handle_timeout)
    def __exit__(self, type, value, traceback):

def _chunker(l, chunksize):
    """Yield successive ``chunksize``-sized chunks from l."""
    for i in range(0, len(l), chunksize):
        yield l[i:i + chunksize]

def _load_response(response):
    Loads the response to json, and checks for errors.
    response_json = json.loads(response.text)

    return response_json

[docs]def parse_yt_datetime(date_str): ''' Parses a date string returned from YouTube's API into a Python datetime. ''' date = None if date_str: try: date = datetime.datetime.strptime(date_str,"%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%S.%fZ") date = datetime.datetime.timestamp(date) except: try: date = datetime.datetime.strptime(date_str,"%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%SZ") date = datetime.datetime.timestamp(date) except: pass return date
[docs]def get_upload_playlist_id(channel_id): '''Given a channel_id, returns the user uploaded playlist id.''' playlist_id = 'UU' + channel_id[2:] return playlist_id
[docs]def get_liked_playlist_id(channel_id): '''Given a channel_id, returns the user liked playlist id.''' playlist_id = 'LL' + channel_id[2:] return playlist_id