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Youtube Data API V3 Detailed Methods and Tips

Youtube Data API V3 Detailed Methods and Tips




For Youtube Data Api V3 Creation and Initialization click here

For Youtube Data Api V3 Listeners Tutorial click here

For creating seek to millis(jump to specific location of video) click here

In this post, we will explore everything about Youtube Data Api V3 for android.

Some functionalities we use about Youtube Data API V3
  • Youtube player view onError Reason checkup
  • Youtube Player view get video length, get current pause time
  • Play a list of videos, check next video and autoplay
  • Youtube player style
  • When to release youtube player
  • Some methods get and use it differently. etc.
XML Code
 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>  
 <LinearLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"  
   xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"  
   xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"  
   android:layout_width="match_parent"  
   android:layout_height="match_parent"  
   android:orientation="vertical"  
   android:padding="10dp"  
   tools:context=".MainActivity">  
   
   <com.google.android.youtube.player.YouTubePlayerView  
     android:layout_width="match_parent"  
     android:layout_height="wrap_content"  
     android:id="@+id/youtube_player"/>  
   
   <EditText  
     android:id="@+id/video_seconds"  
     android:layout_width="87dp"  
     android:layout_height="wrap_content" />  
   
   <Button  
     android:layout_width="wrap_content"  
     android:layout_height="wrap_content"  
     android:text="Goto"  
     android:id="@+id/goto_btn"/>  
 </LinearLayout>  

Java Code
 package studio.harpreet.sampleyoutubedataapi;  
   
 import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity;  
   
 import android.content.Intent;  
 import android.os.Bundle;  
 import android.util.Log;  
 import android.view.View;  
 import android.widget.Button;  
 import android.widget.EditText;  
 import android.widget.Toast;  
   
 import com.google.android.youtube.player.YouTubeBaseActivity;  
 import com.google.android.youtube.player.YouTubeInitializationResult;  
 import com.google.android.youtube.player.YouTubePlayer;  
 import com.google.android.youtube.player.YouTubePlayerView;  
   
 import java.util.ArrayList;  
   
 import static android.content.ContentValues.TAG;  
   
 public class MainActivity extends YouTubeBaseActivity implements YouTubePlayer.OnInitializedListener {  
   
   YouTubePlayerView youTubePlayerView;  
   
   YouTubePlayer youTubePlayer;  
   
   EditText videoSec_et;  
   Button goto_btn;  
   
   MyPlayBackEventListener playBackEventListener;  
   MyPlayerStateChangeListener playerStateChangeListener;  
   
   ArrayList<String> videos = new ArrayList();  
   
   @Override  
   protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {  
     super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);  
     setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);  
   
     videoSec_et = findViewById(R.id.video_seconds);  
     goto_btn = findViewById(R.id.goto_btn);  
   
     youTubePlayerView = findViewById(R.id.youtube_player);  
     youTubePlayerView.initialize(getString(R.string.youtube_api_key),this);  
   
     playerStateChangeListener = new MyPlayerStateChangeListener();  
     playBackEventListener = new MyPlayBackEventListener();  
   
     goto_btn.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {  
       @Override  
       public void onClick(View v) {  
   
         int videolength = youTubePlayer.getDurationMillis()/1000;  
   
         int seconds = Integer.parseInt(videoSec_et.getText().toString().trim());  
   
         if(seconds < videolength)  
         {  
           youTubePlayer.seekToMillis(seconds*1000);  
         }  
         else  
         {  
           showMessage("Value greater than Video Length");  
         }  
   
       }  
   
   
     });  
   
     videos.add("M4q7m7aXqRQ"); // 0  
     videos.add("t-zoLja8Zlk"); // 1  
     videos.add("PVH-IHNqDG0");  
     videos.add("-_pacR6syDo"); // 3 // ths video plays in load videos index  
     videos.add("uZZ74_y-Jss");  
     videos.add("C9ptmsoIIaY");  
     videos.add("V8UGaTiA81w");  
     videos.add("lZ_QmkWsBBg");  
     videos.add("JVf1KzMB59k");  
     videos.add("grR9xC6wyi0");  
   
   }  
   
   @Override  
   public void onInitializationSuccess(YouTubePlayer.Provider provider, YouTubePlayer youTubePlayer, boolean b) {  
   
     this.youTubePlayer = youTubePlayer;  
   
     youTubePlayer.setPlaybackEventListener(playBackEventListener);  
     youTubePlayer.setPlayerStateChangeListener(playerStateChangeListener);  
   
     if(!b)  
     {  
       youTubePlayer.cueVideo("-_pacR6syDo",200000); //https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_pacR6syDo // plays at 200 sec 200*1000  
   
       //youTubePlayer.cueVideos(videos,3,0); // method used as arraylist,index of array list,milliseconds of video start // you can use less or full method  
      // youTubePlayer.loadVideos(videos,3,0); // method used as arraylist,index of array list,milliseconds of video start // you can use less or full method  
   
       // cuevideos is used to only load videos but not play  
       // load videos is used to load and play  
     }  
   
     youTubePlayer.setPlayerStyle(YouTubePlayer.PlayerStyle.DEFAULT); // It is set by default if you don't set even  
     //youTubePlayer.setPlayerStyle(YouTubePlayer.PlayerStyle.MINIMAL); // Showing only a time bar and play/pause controls  
     //youTubePlayer.setPlayerStyle(YouTubePlayer.PlayerStyle.CHROMELESS); // no interactive controls shown // with this you can play video without interation of user  
   
     //let's see all  
   
     //youTubePlayer.setManageAudioFocus(false);  
   
   }  
   
   @Override  
   public void onInitializationFailure(YouTubePlayer.Provider provider, YouTubeInitializationResult youTubeInitializationResult) {  
     if (youTubeInitializationResult.isUserRecoverableError()) {  
       youTubeInitializationResult.getErrorDialog(this, 1).show();  
     } else {  
       String error = String.format("Error initializing YouTube Player ", youTubeInitializationResult.toString());  
       Toast.makeText(this, error, Toast.LENGTH_LONG).show();  
     }  
   }  
   
   @Override  
   protected void onActivityResult(int requestCode, int resultCode, Intent data) {  
     if(requestCode == 1)  
     {  
       getYoutubePlayerProvider().initialize(getString(R.string.youtube_api_key),this);  
     }  
   }  
   
   private YouTubePlayer.Provider getYoutubePlayerProvider() {  
   
     return youTubePlayerView;  
   
   }  
   
   private final class MyPlayBackEventListener implements YouTubePlayer.PlaybackEventListener  
   {  
   
     @Override  
     public void onPlaying() {  
       showMessage("onPlaying");  
   
       Log.d(TAG, "onPlaying: "+ youTubePlayer.getCurrentTimeMillis());  
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onPaused() {  
       showMessage("OnPaused");  
   
       youTubePlayer.getCurrentTimeMillis(); // tells us our video time where it is paused milliseconds 1 sec = 1000 milli seconds  
   
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onStopped() {  
       showMessage("OnStopped");  
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onBuffering(boolean b) {  
       showMessage("onBuffering");  
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onSeekTo(int i) {  
       showMessage("onSeekTo");  
       Log.d(TAG, "onSeekTo: "+ youTubePlayer.getCurrentTimeMillis());  
     }  
   }  
   
   private final class MyPlayerStateChangeListener implements YouTubePlayer.PlayerStateChangeListener  
   {  
   
     @Override  
     public void onLoading() {  
       showMessage("onLoading");  
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onLoaded(String s) {  
       showMessage("onLoaded");  
   
       youTubePlayer.getDurationMillis(); // returns the value of whole video length in milliseconds 1 sec = 1000 milli seconds  
   
       // youTubePlayer.play(); // start playing the video  
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onAdStarted() {  
       showMessage("onAdStarted");  
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onVideoStarted() {  
       showMessage("onVideoStarted");  
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onVideoEnded() {  
       showMessage("onVideoEnded");  
   
       if(youTubePlayer.hasNext())  
       {  
         youTubePlayer.play();  
       }  
       else {  
         showMessage("last Video Played");  
       }  
   
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onError(YouTubePlayer.ErrorReason errorReason) {  
   
       if(errorReason.equals(YouTubePlayer.ErrorReason.NETWORK_ERROR)) // unauthorized overlay, when some activity or norification covers the player  
       {  
         showMessage("Check Your Internet Connection");  
       }  
   
       //showMessage("onError: "+errorReason);  
     }  
   }  
   
   private final class MyPlaylistEventListener implements YouTubePlayer.PlaylistEventListener // used only when we play a playlist  
   {  
   
     @Override  
     public void onPrevious() {  
   
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onNext() {  
   
     }  
   
     @Override  
     public void onPlaylistEnded() {  
   
     }  
   }  
   
   private void showMessage(String message)  
   {  
     Toast.makeText(this, message, Toast.LENGTH_SHORT).show();  
   }  
   
   @Override  
   protected void onDestroy() {  
     super.onDestroy();  
   
     if(youTubePlayer != null)  
     {  
       youTubePlayer.release(); // release all functionality of youtube player ,  
                   // needs to initialize again if you want to play video in player  
     }  
   }  
   
 }  


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