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Getting Started

Trigger a workflow on Followed Streams with Twitch API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Followed Streams trigger
    1. Connect your Twitch account
    2. Configure timer
  2. Add steps to connect to 700+ APIs using code and no-code building blocks
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

Details

This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Followed Streams on Twitch
Description:Emits an event when a followed stream is live.
Version:0.0.3
Key:twitch-followed-streams

Code

const common = require("../common-polling.js");

module.exports = {
  ...common,
  name: "Followed Streams",
  key: "twitch-followed-streams",
  description: "Emits an event when a followed stream is live.",
  version: "0.0.3",
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getMeta(item) {
      const { id, started_at: startedAt, title: summary } = item;
      const ts = new Date(startedAt).getTime();
      return {
        id,
        summary,
        ts,
      };
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    async deploy() {
      // get the authenticated user
      const { data: authenticatedUserData } = await this.twitch.getUsers();
      this.db.set("authenticatedUserId", authenticatedUserData[0].id);
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const params = {
      from_id: this.db.get("authenticatedUserId"),
    };
    // get the user_ids of the streamers followed by the authenticated user
    const follows = await this.paginate(
      this.twitch.getUserFollows.bind(this),
      params
    );
    const followedIds = [];
    for await (const follow of follows) {
      followedIds.push(follow.to_id);
    }
    // get and emit streams for the followed streamers
    const streams = await this.paginate(this.twitch.getStreams.bind(this), {
      user_id: followedIds,
    });
    for await (const stream of streams) {
      this.$emit(stream, this.getMeta(stream));
    }
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
TwitchtwitchappThis component uses the Twitch app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
timer$.interface.timer

Authentication

Twitch uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Twitch account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Twitch and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Twitch API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

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