How to get my Twitch tools working

A long time back I wrote two tools which use standalone HTML and javascript to get data from Twitch, one was Box Art which I documented here: Box Art Blog Post These tools have stopped working recently because Twitch changed a lot of requirements specifically to do with Authentication when accessing the APIs. I didn’t […]

Posted by admin on March 11th, 2022

Code challenge Week #01

OK, deep breath. And relax. I need to code more, it’s just like exercising a muscle but I always seem to pick large projects and even though I am quite good at breaking projects down into manageable chunks I never seem to get things finished. So to fix this I decided I need to produce […]

Posted by admin on April 15th, 2018

Twitch Auth using WPF and C#

I’ve just spent a bit of time since I released the first build of a new streaming tool trying to understand Twitch oAuth mechanisms. I ran into a few problems along the way but learnt loads so I thought I’d write a quick post. First I ended up writing a sample which shows how to […]

Posted by admin on December 31st, 2016

Twitch streaming widget – dynamic Twitch data in file form

If you’ve read any of my other posts you’ll know that I am a keen streamer on Twitch and that I have also written some javascript code which you can use in OBS or XSplit to display information like poster art for the game you are playing. I got a DM on Twitter the other […]

Posted by admin on December 22nd, 2016

Moving to v5 of the Twitch API

I got an email as part of the Twitch Developer community about upcoming changes to the Twitch API (Kraken). On an initial read I was a little bit confused and slightly worried as the changes come into effect quite quickly. So I thought it was worth a look to see how problematic the changes were […]

Posted by admin on November 18th, 2016

Twitch box art code dissection

I recently posted about adding Twitch game box art to your stream using a web page that I wrote, it took me quite some time to work out how to do it and I thought I would share my experience and also give anyone the opportunity to amend the code as they see fit. I’m […]

Posted by admin on March 18th, 2016

How to add the current game’s box art to your scene when streaming to Twitch

Have you ever wanted to display the game art for a title that you are playing on your stream but not wanted to download a new image for each new game you play. Well help is at hand I’ve written a very quick script that you can include as a browser page in OBS or […]

Posted by admin on March 18th, 2016

Nodecg Twitch Auth

This is going to be a very short post about nodecg which I have started using to achieve two things. First improve the quality of my stream by creating cool notifications and second to learn a little javascript/Nodejs. In my simplistic understanding nodecg is a small web server which you can use with the OBS […]

Posted by admin on November 5th, 2015