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Shout-out chat bot in Python [Live Coding Recap]

Streamed: 10/5 on Twitch

🚨 Streamer tool alert! During this live coding session, we wrote a simple shout-out bot that greets fellow Twitch team members when they enter chat.

It's quick, easy to deploy, and written completely in Python.

⭐ Star β‡’ [Project Repository]((http://bit.ly/twitchsob)
πŸ’œ Follow β‡’ on Twitch and GitHub
πŸ”΄ Watch β‡’ Twitch VODs (replays) part 1 and part 2

Topic(s): Creating a single-purpose bot for shouting out Twitch team members in chat
Language(s): Python, Javascript
Tech, Lib(s): VSCode, Elgato Stream Deck (affiliate link), TwitchIO, websockets (SocketIO)

During the stream we...

βœ” walked through the basics of creating a bot with TwitchIO python library
βœ” commented out the overall flow/features we want (in psuedo)
βœ” answered viewer questions - lots of good questions this stream! OMG! <3
βœ” swapped out psuedo for real code, answering questions from viewers along the way
βœ” tested the bot - some typos and silly errors! 😬
βœ” GOT IT WORKING! So we worked on documentation for the README.md
βœ” pushed to repo once documentation was sorted
βœ” made plans for future features (tts shoutouts, start/stop monitoring, etc)

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