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Alexa Skills Training Courses

Learn from others who've built for Alexa

Learn to design and build engaging voice experiences. Check out these training resources by third-party education organizations. Community members like our Alexa Champions have also contributed helpful materials to share their passion for building for voice. Dive in and learn how you can add voice to your big idea.


Learn Alexa Series

By Codecademy

Learn to build skills for Alexa using the Alexa Skills Kit and AWS.

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Alexa - A Free Introduction

By A Cloud Guru

Learn how to build three different skills including an interactive story.

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Alexa Development For Absolute Beginners

By A Cloud Guru

Never coded before? No problem. Learn how to build 10 different skills for Alexa.

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Alexa Video Series for Python Developers

By Coding Dojo

Calling aspiring and established Python coders alike! Learn how to build skills for Alexa.

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Build Your First Alexa Skill

By Treehouse

Interested in building for Alexa but don't know any code? Get started quickly with this course.

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Alexa Fact Skill Tutorial

By Amazon Future Engineer

Learn to build your first Alexa fact skill – no coding knowledge required.

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Advanced Alexa Courses

By Codecademy

Learn how to build advanced skills for Alexa using custom and built-in slots as well as well persistence.

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Alexa Training in Ruby

By Makers Academy

Learn to build Alexa skills using Ruby with this free developer training course created by Makers Academy.

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Artificial Intelligence Engineer Nanodegree Program

By Udacity

Become an AI engineer with Udacity’s Artificial Intelligence Nanodegree program which is accessible to virtually anyone on the planet.

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Alexa Skill Tutorial for Python Programmers


Learn to build an Alexa skill in Python that goes to the World News subreddit, a popular feed on news aggregator Reddit, and reads the latest headlines.

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Advanced Alexa Skills Kit Course

By A Cloud Guru

Get a look at the wide range of Alexa features including advanced functionality like account linking, state management, and audio streaming.

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Advanced Alexa Training

By Big Nerd Ranch

Watch these six educational modules to learn the Alexa skill architecture and dive into building voice user interfaces using the Alexa Skills Kit.

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Developing Alexa Skills for Amazon Echo in C# and ASP.NET Web API

On Pluralsight

Learn the foundations of developing voice-enabled apps for Amazon Echo, and build your own custom Alexa skill in C# and ASP.NET Web API.

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Flask-Ask Quickstart: Create a Memory Game for Alexa

By Alexa Champion John Wheeler

Build a memory game that asks users to repeat three numbers backwards. Learn about requests, intent slots, and session management with ASK and Flask-Ask.

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Check out our on-demand offerings and sign up for an upcoming webinar to learn to build for voice. Learn more


Whatever your level or experience, you can get started quickly using one of our tutorials. Learn more


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