Live-Streaming on Twitch for Beginners

A QuickStart to Streaming on the Twitch Platform

Broadcasting and consuming content live is the new form of audio and video entertainment. Whether it be streaming your video games and eSports competitions, broadcasting a Meetup or event that you organize, or just engaging with an audience live, in general, the live-streaming world is exploding.

In this course you'll learn about all of the components necessary to prepare and broadcast a successful live-stream. Such components include:

  • Configuring Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) Studio with scenes and multimedia sources.
  • Configuring and using Twitch.
  • Growing your live-stream.
  • Troubleshooting and optimizing streams for performance and quality.

Having a presence on Twitch is a great way to engage with an audience and grow your brand, regardless of what that brand might be. The best part is that Twitch, while popular with gaming, can be used for any kind of live broadcast.

Your Instructor

Nic Raboy
Nic Raboy

Nic Raboy is an advocate of modern web and mobile development technologies. He has experience in Java, JavaScript, Golang and a variety of frameworks such as Angular, NativeScript, and Apache Cordova. Nic writes about his development experiences related to making web and mobile development easier to understand.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to be successful in this course?
Since the topic of this course is streaming, you'll need a stable internet connection along with a computer that is capable of doing at least basic video and audio editing.
Who is the target audience?
While the course is on streaming to Twitch, the type of streaming won't be specific. This means that if you're a gamer, event organizer, or anyone else that's interested in doing a live broadcast, this course is for you.
Do I need any tools that will cost money beyond the course itself?
You'll need of course a computer and a stable internet connection, but the tools and services used in this course are free. This doesn't mean that you cannot extend your streaming arsenal with paid products and services, it just means we're going to be using the free tools.

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