[Bug-ish] Twitch API Challenge not working

Hello, I was helping a camper on stackoverflow and noticed that the FCC Twitch API challenge can’t be completed as of now because the twitch api changed a little bit and the way it is set up right now will always return a 404 error on each GET request.

Just wanted to let you know, probably an already known problem but you know, better safe than sorry.

It requires an ID to work. You can get one from your Twitch account.

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Yes, I do know that as I read the Twitch API after discovering the sequential 404 errors for each request. I wrote this because FCC Admins or Moderators need to change the text of the challenge to help the users :slight_smile:

It actually has been updated (https://www.freecodecamp.com/challenges/use-the-twitchtv-json-api):

UPDATE: Due to a change in conditions on API usage explained here Twitch.tv now requires an API key, but we’ve built a workaround. Use https://wind-bow.gomix.me/twitch-api instead of twitch’s API base URL (i.e. https://api.twitch.tv/kraken ) and you’ll still be able to get account information, without needing to sign up for an API key.

NOTE: The Twitch project will actually be removed from the new curriculum.

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