OmniAuth Strategy for Twitch
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A OmniAuth strategy for Twitch recently updated to helix api


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'omniauth-twitch'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install omniauth-twitch


Here's an example for adding the middleware to a Rails app in config/initializers/omniauth.rb:

Rails.application.config.middleware.use OmniAuth::Builder do

Auth Hash

Here's an example Auth Hash available in request.env['omniauth.auth']:

  provider: 'twitch',
  uid: '12345678',
  info: {
    name: 'JohnDoe',
    email: '',
    nickname: 'johndoe',
    description: 'My channel.',
    image: '',
    urls: {
      Twitch: ''
  credentials: {
    token: 'asdfghjklasdfghjklasdfghjkl', # OAuth 2.0 access_token, which you may wish to store
    expires: false # this will always be false,
    refresh_token: 'asdschbjh24h23yfsjfhbsjdc3a' # OAuth 2.0 refresh token, to renew the access token when it expires
  extra: {
    raw_info: {
      display_name: 'JohnDoe',
      id: '12345678',
      login: 'johndoe',
      type: '',
      broadcaster_type: '',
      description: 'My channel.',
      profile_image_url: '',
      offline_image_url: '',
      view_count: 100500,
      email: ''