Helix Get follower user name from user ID number

I am working on getting new followers to a channel and I am able to get the User ID number from the return object, but using that “from_id” I tried doing a GET https://api.twitch.tv/helix/users/?client-ID=XXXXX…

but it returned an error.

I see in Karken you are able to do GET https://api.twitch.tv/kraken/users/ and get back
:"_id": “44322889”,
“bio”: “Just a gamer playing games and chatting. :)”,
“created_at”: “2013-06-03T19:12:02.580593Z”,
“display_name”: “dallas”,
“logo”: “https://static-cdn.jtvnw.net/jtv_user_pictures/dallas-profile_image-1a2c906ee2c35f12-300x300.png”,
“name”: “dallas”,
“type”: “staff”,
“updated_at”: “2016-12-13T16:31:55.958584Z”

where i can pull out the display_name from there. Is this doable in Helix? am I just making a bad syntax call?

Your Client-ID should be sent as a header, not a querystrnig parameter like the User ID which is sent as the id querystring parameter.

noted, but is it possible to get a persons username in helix from their ID?

And thank you for assisting.

Yes, like I just said, send the request with the id parameter and you’ll get a response along the lines of:

  "data": [{
    "id": "44322889",
    "login": "dallas",
    "display_name": "dallas",
    "type": "staff",
    "broadcaster_type": "",
    "description": "Just a gamer playing games and chatting. :)",
    "profile_image_url": "https://static-cdn.jtvnw.net/jtv_user_pictures/dallas-profile_image-1a2c906ee2c35f12-300x300.png",
    "offline_image_url": "https://static-cdn.jtvnw.net/jtv_user_pictures/dallas-channel_offline_image-1a2c906ee2c35f12-1920x1080.png",
    "view_count": 191836881,
    "email": "login@provider.com"

Login is their username.

thank you very much Dist.

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