For the full list of Alexa sessions, visit the 2018 AWS re:Invent session catalog
Learn how to leverage Alexa in-skill purchasing APIs, Amazon Pay, and developer reporting tools to help unlock premium digital content in a custom voice experience. See how in-skill purchasing gives customers and developers the flexibility of payment through a subscription, one-time entitlement, or consumables. Dive deep, and leave this session with everything you need to know to make money with Alexa skills.
In this chalk talk, we review the common challenges developers face when building voice experiences for Alexa. We’ll share best practices for voice-first design using the Alexa Skills Kit, which we contrast with GUI design principles. By the end of this session, you’ll understand the similarities and differences between developing for voice and developing for screen-oriented mediums.
Delivering personalized responses to customers is one of the most engaging features of an Alexa skill. Learn the different approaches and best practices to create responses that are tailored to each one of your customers. By applying what you learn, you can keep them coming back to your voice experience.
Engage with our giant Echos at re:Invent conference venues.
Regroup in our Alexa enabled meeting pods.
Interact with multimodal and featured monetized skills.
Meet the Alexa team and learn about Alexa and AWS integrations.
Developer Activity: Tweet about your most memorable Alexa experience. Include a selfie with the Giant Echo and the #ExperienceAlexa hashtag.
Developer Activity: Experience Alexa skills on our newest devices. Try a skill and share your feedback on the tablets in the booth.
Developer Activity: Meet the Alexa team and tell us about your experience building Alexa skills. Follow @AlexaDevs on Twitter and complete our questionnaire.