The Twitch SDK provides developers with a C API that can be used to add live streaming to games. The SDK can be initialized with a Client ID and uses OAuth 2 authentication. Functionality exposed includes video encoding, audio capture, mixing and encoding and streaming to Twitch servers. Developers can also enable gameplay broadcasting, chat, webcam support and more.
Facebook this week introduced two major sets of developer tools for interacting with its various services. The company released a new software development kit for Apple's Swift programming language, and added lots of new features to its Graph API 2.7. Both toolsets are available in preview form.