Twitch made API news this week with new endpoints and a developer invitation to discuss rate limit increases. The new endpoints allow developers to get and create clips, and retrieve the top games on Twitch. Twitch opened a dedicated email box specifically for fielding rate limit increase requests.
Twitch APIs (4)
||The TwitchTV Streams API Gets information about active streams that are returned sorted by number of current viewers, in descending order. It also Gets metadata information about active streams...||Social||09.29.2017|
||The TwitchTV Webhooks API allows your application to subscribe to events, and receive notifications that happen on Twitch. This includes a system that allows you to subscribe to a topic and be...||Social||09.29.2017|
TwitchTV Video Embed
||The TwitchTV Video Embed API allows you to embed Twitch live streams, VODs, and Clips in your Web site. Embedded video windows must be at least 400x300 pixels and includes; Embed live streams and...||Social||05.10.2017|
Three APIs have been added to the directory in Platform-as-a-Service, Privacy, and Conversions categories. Also added: client libraries for Twitch.tv, Wolfram|Alpha, and Parse.
The Twitch API lets developers integrate popular Twitch features, such as live broadcasting, chat and video analytics into their own application. Talk has surfaced that Google is looking to purchase Twitch for $1 billion.