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

  1. Configure the New Videos trigger
    1. Connect your Twitch account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Configure Max Items
  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


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.

New Videos on Twitch
Description:Emits an event when there is a new video from channels you follow.


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

module.exports = {
  name: "New Videos",
  key: "twitch-new-videos",
    "Emits an event when there is a new video from channels you follow.",
  version: "0.0.1",
  props: {
    max: { propDefinition: [twitch, "max"] },
  methods: {
    getMeta({ id, title: summary, created_at: createdAt }) {
      const ts = new Date(createdAt).getTime();
      return {
  async run() {
    // get the authenticated user
    const { data: authenticatedUserData } = await this.twitch.getUsers();
    const params = {
      from_id: authenticatedUserData[0].id,
    // get the channels followed by the authenticated user
    const followedUsers = await this.paginate(

    // get and emit new videos from each followed user
    let count = 0;
    for await (const followed of followedUsers) {
      const videos = await this.paginate(
          user_id: followed.to_id,
          period: "day", // Period during which the video was created. Valid values: "all", "day", "week", "month".
      for await (const video of videos) {
        this.$emit(video, this.getMeta(video));
        if (count >= this.max) return;


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.
TwitchtwitchappThis component uses the Twitch app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Max Itemsmaxinteger

The maximum number of items to return at one time. Streams are returned sorted by number of viewers, in descending order. Videos and Clips are returned sorted by publish date.


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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