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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

XL5G3 Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, NX2V1, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 309: Hasty Treat - 300th Episode Tech Chat



Dec 14th, 2020

Hasty Treat - 300th Episode Tech Chat

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about their 300th episode and the tech behind it.

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Show Notes

02:15 - The things we tried

  • Zoom Breakout rooms
  • Hopin - $$$
  • Streamyard

04:24 - What we used

  • Discord
    • Room as a waiting room
    • Roles to give access
    • An a/v room where Wes and Scott were hanging
    • Lots of questions about Slack vs Discord
  • OBS
    • ObS to stream to three locations
    • ObS Streamlabs does this easily
    • Screen capture did a better job than using the video source from Discord
  • Youtube, Youtube, and MUX
    • Streamlabs can stream to 4 sources at once
    • MUX
  • How we got Syntax.fm/live to work
    • Create a new live stream on Mux via their UI
    • Get stream address and key
    • Point Streamlabs to it
    • HLS m3u8 address from Mux into a HLS react player
  • Looping intro video
  • Recording Audio
    • Wes recorded two streams locally
    • All audio on stream was piped through BlackHole on Scott's machine
    • Used Loopback to pipe Discord audio into an input
    • Scott + Guest were on the same channel, possibly compressed
    • Sounded good!

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