Did player.md just cease to exist?

What the hell? I used player.md for embedding twitch on my website and now it doesn’t work anymore (all commands don’t work anymore, such as loadStream()…) and the github seems to have been removed???

This used to be the github: https://github.com/justintv/Twitch-API/blob/master/player.md

Is this what we are now supposed to use?

If yes: do we need to make any changes to our scripts for compatibility??
Or does it work in the same way as player.md used to?

It’s not very nice to just randomly delete something that a lot of projects are depending upon… A little heads up would have been nice :S

The Flash player (player.md) is being replaced by the HTML5 player (embed-video.md) thus the documentation was removed and it’s use is no longer encouraged. If you really need the old documentation, check back in the commit history.

As for prior notice, the Twitch blog announced the start of the process to move away from Flash back in July 2015: https://blog.twitch.tv/video-player-controls-now-in-html-109db74f38f6#.2j16dhr88

I meant a notice that the player.md would just randomly stop working…
loadStream() is suddenly giving me javascript errors (Uncaught Exception Error), basically breaking my website that a lot of people use. I didn’t change anything on this website for months, and now it won’t play any streams anymore, and the cause lies in the swf that’s being included in my website or the javascript interaction with it.

Probably just simply broke and wasn’t purposely removed/broken.

Probably related to this github issue https://github.com/justintv/Twitch-API/issues/510

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