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  1. Channel points have the ability to reward loyal viewers with real-time influence on the stream. Sometimes such requests may be filtered, which should trigger a rejection (therefore refund).

    Right now the only way to do this programmatically would be to use unsupported GQL APIs and risk the wrath of Twitch, or wrap the rewards queue in some way. This is the only blocker (technically speaking) for the workflow, as PubSub does expose enough information to respond to the redemptions automatically.

    I've had a proof of concept on my stream which gets redemptions via PubSub, filters the submission for offensive content…

    24 votes

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  2. Helix is currently missing the Kraken endpoint /kraken/channels/<channel ID>/commercial

    Running a commercial through the API is e.g. very useful for broadcasters who want to assign that responsibility to someone else.

    29 votes

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  3. The clips API

    https://dev.twitch.tv/docs/api/reference#get-clips

    doesn't contain enough information to recreate the clip from the source video, it doesn't have the length of the clip or the start point in the vod.

    38 votes

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  4. There should be a field to indicate the owner "clientID" or a "mine: true/false" to represent if the rewards returned by "Get Custom Rewards" belong to the calling clientID or not.

    OR

    add an optional query string parameter

    | name | required | type | description
    | -------------------------------------------------------
    | mine | no | boolean | if true only return rewards created by this developer/ClientID

    3 votes

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  6. Shouldn't have a "return values" table at all

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  7. I saw that Twitch just announced Cooldown options for Channel Points Redemption (https://twitter.com/TwitchSupport/status/1311055756922359808).
    It would be very great if this could be added to the API as well

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  8. Add subscriber count to a Helix endpoint. This is important information for many streaming tools. Scope is an open question; whether anyone should be able to see someone's subscriber count or if this is only visible by the broadcaster's authentication.

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  9. As a developer, i want to be able to create a reward in the disabled state.

    This is currently not possible upon creation, as the is_enabled parameter is ignored. The documentation currently reflects this correctly.

    Thus, this currently requires the reward to be created and then a PATCH request to be made right afterwards, updating the just-created reward.

    Allowing this would, for example, allow "secret" rewards to be created before being "released to the public" or allowing the Broadcaster to utilize the dashboard management page to choose between a set of pre-created rewards.

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  10. The "GET /kraken/channels/<channel ID>/teams" endpoint is currently missing in the Helix API.

    I propose to either
    a) add the teams to the "GET /helix/channels" output, or to
    b) add new team endpoints to Helix altogether. (Teams need some love!)

    5 votes

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  11. The documentation for background color says "Custom background color for the reward" and provides no guidance on the "correct" format for the color (hex code with the # prefix)

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  12. Using just helix it is impossible to get the title/status or game of a channel when it is offline.

    Which makes it difficult for third party tools to obtain title/game to check it should match what we want before the channel goes live, so that notifications for the channel (email etc) have the correct game/title.

    Additionally bot commands such as

    "!caster - caster link to caster was last seen playing game"

    are difficult to achieve using pure Helix

    97 votes

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  13. 13 votes

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  15. Get Streams does not denote if the stream is mature or not.

    45 votes

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  16. A user's created timestamp is not yet available through Helix. The updated timestamp is personally less useful but would be nice for consideration.

    59 votes

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  17. 47 votes

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    We launched the channel.raid EventSub subscription type in early March.

    We are not adding a channel.host subscription type at this time, though we will continue to consider this request.

  18. With the actual Helix API, there are two ways to retrieve the authenticated user's followed streams:

    4 votes

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  19. Moderators are able to add a reason/description whenever they ban people in chat (/ban [username] reason)

    This information is currently only available in the "not allowed to use" GraphQL-api, but should also be added to the documentet endpoints; /moderation/banned and /moderation/banned/events

    (Ban-reason is different from moderator-comments.)

    26 votes

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  20. Adding the commonly-used game title field to the Get Streams endpoint payload (similar to the addition of user name) will allow developers to make less calls for the data needed. In other words, Get Games would not need to be called for every game id to get one more field.

    16 votes

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