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Friday, March 17, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

ESP8266, Youtube API and Subscriber count.

For this project you need an ESP8266 module with latest AT firmware CLICK HERE
Programming the ESP8266 will be done in the Arduino IDE so go ahead and set up your arduino to communicate with ESP8266 CLICK HERE 
We need the Youtube API arduino library DOWNLOAD FROM HERE
Download the JSON library for Arduino (From the Arduino IDE)
Get your Channel ID 
On your Channel, navigate to Settings -->  Advanced -->  Account Information 
Go to google developers console  and create a new project ---  CLICK HERE

Go to the credentials section and create a new API key

Now in the Arduino IDE navigate to the Youtube API library and open the example 
ChannelStatistics and add your API and channel ID

In the API manager you can view statistics from your projects and  also can check if it all works as expected!