Amazon Developer Blogs

Amazon Developer Blogs

November 16, 2018

Brian Crum

We’re excited to introduce the Wake-on-LAN Controller, which enables customers to use Alexa to power on smart devices which have gone into a low power mode and cannot be woken up via the cloud.

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November 15, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

You can apply for a preview that lets you build, edit, and publish a skill without leaving the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) developer console.

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November 15, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Whether you’re attending AWS re:Invent in person or following re:Invent activities from home, here’s a short insider’s guide to help you get the most out of Alexa.

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November 14, 2018

Jedidiah Esposito

In the new Designing for Conversation course, we explain why scripting is a valuable step when designing any voice experience.

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November 13, 2018

Bertrand Vacherot

After more than three months of hard work from Alexa developers around the world, the Alexa Skill Challenge: Tech for Good has concluded. Last week, we held our final judging event to determine the grand prize winner of this challenge from the 10 finalists selected.

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November 13, 2018

Guest Blogger

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In this article, I am going to talk about two different types of events and how to make the most of them. Going to events may seem like a particularly daunting task, but having a face-to-face connection with people in the industry is extremely important.

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November 13, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Now Alexa can automatically re-prompt your users who provide unacceptable slot values in delegated dialogs.

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November 13, 2018

Justin Jeffress

In this technical post, I build upon the coffee shop skill and share how you can simplify dialog management with the new slot validations feature.

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November 13, 2018

Jennifer King

With over 60,000 active monthly users, Big Sky has earned Steven Arkonovich both income and publicity. But when in-skill purchasing became available, he saw the opportunity to build a sustainable revenue stream by selling  premium, personalized content to customers.

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November 09, 2018

Cami Williams

Learn how to use the Alexa Presentation Language (APL), Amazon’s new voice-first design language, to create rich, interactive displays for Alexa skills and tailor the experience for tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices.

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