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Quick start to making a webapp with Youtube Data API with Javascript and Create React App.

Let’s make a basic web app that utilizes the Youtube Data API. For a quick start, I am using create-react-app

Backstory:
I was fumbling to find YouTube eyeshadow tutorials quickly. Instead of typing in a search bar, I wanted something I could check off to find my videos in a single click.

This is how I did it:

1. Install node and npm from here.
2. In the terminal run npx create-react-app <your-app-name>
3. cd <your-app-name>
4. Edit your public/index.html to add <script src=”https://apis.google.com/js/api.js"></script> within the <head>

Myra Khan

Electronic Engineer turned Software Engineer

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