One of my current projects is a bot for Discord, a popular messaging application similar in a lot of ways to Slack. I wanted my bot to add a series of functions to the vanilla Discord experience, one of them being a quick YouTube search function. The idea was to have the bot take in a query from a user as input, and return a link for the first result. At first I assumed the best way of going about this was to use Google’s YouTube API; however, after a little bit of searching I came across this article: Python…

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