Youtube Video Validator

A simple dart class for validate Video URL and ID on Youtube. Can be used within Flutter apps.

Installation

Dart requires the latest version of Dart. You can download the latest and greatest here.

1. Depend on it

Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:

dependencies:
    youtube_video_validator: '^1.1.0'

2. Install it

You can install packages from the command line:

$ pub get
..

Alternatively, your editor might support pub. Check the docs for your editor to learn more.

3. Import it

Now in your Dart code, you can use:

import 'package:youtube_video_validator/youtube_video_validator.dart';

Usage

Read the unit tests under test, or see code example below:

// validate video URL
var ytVideo = 'https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou6Tt5w9B-Y';
assert(YoutubeVideoValidator.validateUrl(ytVideo));
// validate video ID
var ytVideoID = 'ou6Tt5w9B-Y';
assert(await YoutubeVideoValidator.validateID(ytVideoID));
// validate video ID and grab video data
var ytVideoID = 'ou6Tt5w9B-Y';
  if (await YoutubeVideoValidator.validateID(ytVideoID, loadData: true)) {
    print('Title: ${YoutubeVideoValidator.video.title}');
    print('Views: ${YoutubeVideoValidator.video.views}');
    print('Length (seconds): ${YoutubeVideoValidator.video.length}');
    print('Link: ${YoutubeVideoValidator.video.shareUrl()}');
  }

Tips

You can also use this repo as a template for creating Dart packages, just clone the repo and start hacking :)

Libraries

youtube_video_model
youtube_video_validator