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  1. As well discussed and pointed out in the announcement thread (ref 1). It makes no sense, The matching client id can be grabbed from the oauth url as ClientID's are public right? Atl east your own documentation says so (ref 2) And if not grabbed from the url they are publicly displayed with matching user data and scopes when sending a request to https://id.twitch.tv/oauth2/validate which can be accessed with just a OAuth token. This change is gonna reach nothing but us having to make our code more complicated by having to consistently keep track of client id's that where used…

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    Declined  ·  Travis Brown responded

    We appreciate all the feedback on this requirement, and understand that it can present additional development effort. While we must continue to adhere to this requirement, we will be providing samples and some simple tooling soon to help reduce the effort.

  2. Please provide a Helix endpoint for inbound and outbound host status/information

    and by extension a webhook

    59 votes

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  3. Trigger: Triggers whenever a broadcaster hosts on a broadcaster's channel.

    Motivation: To my knowledge it is not possible to query hosts in real time. In our Twitch Alerts Extension it is currently not possible to show when a streamer is hosted by another streamer.

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  4. Like Bits transaction, it would be great to allow Channel points to be accessible from an extension.

    The idea is to not expose channel points to the extension and work the same way Bits transactions are.

    This would also need the addition of channelPointSku or allow sku product to have a bits value and/or a channel Point value.

    • User click on a button
    • Extension fires window.Twitch.ext.points.usePoints(pointsSku)
    • User validate transaction
    • (if user complete transaction )OnTransactionCompleted callback is fired with receipt containing channelPoint as the currency used
    • (if user cancel or don't have the channel Points) onTransactionCanceled is called

    To complete it,…

    54 votes

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    At this time, we are purposefully only allowing Channel Points redemptions in the chat UI on Twitch.tv for a consistent viewer experience. Closing this suggestion for now to confirm this is not actively being investigated for Extensions.

  5. Currently EventSub allows subscriptions for Subscriptions, Gifted Subscriptions, Raids, Follows, and Cheers - All things that streamers like getting alerts for and calling out. However, it appears to be missing the ability to subscribe to being Hosted, another even that streamers thank their viewers for.

    I know that in theory, Hosts are handled by Notice messages, but as they are only sent to the broadcaster, chat bots are unable to act on the alerts. Obviously the data is available somewhere, since all the major bot services can trigger alerts, but for those of us that are trying to make our…

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  6. Currently we have to grab this Informtion about autohosts from the IRC Chat. But why? Why not just adding a boolean (for example: "isAutohost": true/false) into the already existing hosts endpoint for tmi.twitch.tv o.O?

    Would love to have something like that. Thanks!

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  7. https://dev.twitch.tv/docs/api/reference#create-prediction - the maximum prediction_window is 1800 seconds (30 minutes). This seems unnecessarily short, there are some predictions I run that could be open for longer.

    Imagine a prediction that lasts across the full length of a game, or even an entire stream--these generally run for hours, not just 30 minutes.

    Please raise the maximum prediction_window significantly, to at least 2 hours, or longer.

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    The Twitch API cannot create a Channel Points Prediction with a length longer than what is available in the Creator Dashboard.  At this time, Predictions can be set in the dashboard to a number of options from 30 seconds to 30 minutes. Since implementation is not possible, I will close this post, however, I would recommend creating a suggestion in the Predictions category for a longer length. If implemented, that would also result in the API updates for third-party developers.


    https://twitch.uservoice.com/forums/932221-channel-points?category_id=396184

  8. While creating a wrapper, I found the varying conditions for "user_id" to be frustrating and have resorted to creating a Map for subscription.type -> *_user_id condition. (broadcaster_user_id, from_user_id)

    I think it would be easier to always have the condition be "user_id" for a user, and then allow a second property for modifying the scope of the condition. So in the instance of "users.follow", it might look like:

    condition: {
        user_id: "1337"
        follow_source: "from"
    }
    

    What are your thoughts on this?

    3 votes

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  9. !/usr/bin/env/python

    import BaseHTTPServer, SimpleHTTPServer
    import ssl

    certfile = "./localhost.pem"
    key
    file = "./localhost-key.pem"

    class RequestHandler(SimpleHTTPServer.SimpleHTTPRequestHandler):
    def endheaders(self):
    self.send
    header("Cache-Control", "no-cache, no-store, must-revalidate")
    self.sendheader("Pragma", "no-cache")
    self.send
    header("Expires", "0")
    SimpleHTTPServer.SimpleHTTPRequestHandler.end_headers(self)

    httpd = BaseHTTPServer.HTTPServer(
    ('', 8080),
    RequestHandler
    )

    httpd.socket = ssl.wrapsocket(
    httpd.socket,
    server
    side=True,
    keyfile=keyfile,
    certfile=cert
    file
    )

    httpd.serve_forever()

    2 votes

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  10. 2 votes

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  11. Please let people upload videos that are not affiliate!

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  12. Add a link or multiple links to the rate limit information from within the API reference.

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  14. As it stands now, it is not possible to subtract channel points from viewers as there is no endpoint for it. After looking around online it seems to be because there could be malicious uses for the endpoint, where an application could drain/burn channel points from viewers.

    To circumvent this, give us a way to ask the viewer to accept a "transaction". This could be a small popup above the chat with the:

    Application name,
    Amount of points,
    A small description of the transaction.

    The application would get a result back whether or not the viewer authorized the transaction.

    If…

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  15. If a streamer authenticates with scope channel:manage:redemptions or a new scope like channel:manage:points, allow for the ability to

    • read a user's current points
    • add points to a user
    • remove points from a user
    • set a user's points to a specific value

    for that channel.

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  16. This page should include a link to the API ToS

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    The Twitch Developer Services Agreement is located on the documentation landing page (https://dev.twitch.tv/docs) since it encompasses all of the Twitch developer products and services. However, you make a good point that perhaps this should be available on additional pages especially if you do not enter the site from the landing page, perhaps in the footer, which we will consider.

  17. It would be nice to see JS client, Node Js, Python, Go, and Rust examples of these HTTP calls?

    Reposting this because I saw another user post it but it was closed and I was unable to vote on it.

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  18. Link this page explicitly in the Guide section. There is no point hiding it in another subsection.

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  19. This is completely out of date, there's no mention of how to get an OAuth token at all.

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