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twitch2slack v0.0.9

Javascript bot for directing important Twitch notifications to Slack.

twitch2slack

Twitch is a trademark or registered trademark of Twitch Interactive, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. "twitch2slack" is not operated by, sponsored by, or affiliated with Twitch Interactive, Inc. in any way.

Beta

This little script is still very much in its testing phases, as are some of its dependencies (i.e. tmi.js, the fantastic basis that allowed me to do this).

The purpose of the script is to receive common events (subscriptions, timeouts, etc) from Twitch, including chat messages, and translate these momentous occasions to a moderator Slack site.

One of the fringe benefits of this script is storing recent messages alongside user data, so that when bans or timeouts occur, Slack can be notified with a short history included to identify why that user was purged, etc.

NOTE: This script will be worked on fairly sporatically. I do this for fun and to help out some of the streamers I watch, and a few friends have asked for access to it so I've put it out there so that it can be put to good use!

Usage

For now, this is intended just for other programmers, although it's well enough commented that anyone should be able to read through it and edit it for their needs. I've done my best to make everything as self-explanatory as I can!

Setup

The script is reasonably well-commented where you'll need to make changes, however you will also need to setup an incoming webhook integration on Slack. The incoming-webhook-url generated by that integration is used in the script to identify and permit the data the bot sends.

Contact

If you're having some issues or have feature requests that are inline with the bot's design, feel free to e-mail or tweet at me @CapnCase. I'd also love to hear about what you're using the bot for if you make some changes!

If you don't have the ability to run the bot yourself, I also run some customized versions of this bot as a service to several streamers. Same as above, the best way to get in touch is e-mail or Twitter.

License

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2015 StarNix Studios

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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