Amazon Developer Blogs

Amazon Developer Blogs

October 23, 2019

Michael Griffiths

Having fresh and customized content goes a long way in keeping customers engaged with your skill. Using Amazon S3 like a relational database provides an easy way to include fresh and dynamic content in your skill.

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October 21, 2019

Arunjeet Singh

Today, we are excited to announce that you can start building skills using Alexa Presentation Language (APL) on the Echo Dot with clock, one of Amazon’s newest Echo devices. With this new capability, APL can be used to build visual experiences on a new class of devices with character-based displays.

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October 21, 2019

Greg Bulmash

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CLI profiles are a great way to help you manage your identities and credentials when you work on multiple projects with different accounts. Learn how to use profiles to simplify switching between identities.

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October 20, 2019

Nahoko Hirabayashi

スキル内課金でプレミアムコンテンツを開発するにあたって、人気スキルの事例が参考になります。このブログでは、米国、ドイツ、英国のスキル内課金を使ったスキルの事例をご紹介します。

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October 18, 2019

Alison Atwell

Welcome to Part 3 in our series on designing skills with in-skill purchasing (ISP)! Today we’ll discuss how to write effective upsells and communicate a compelling value proposition to customers.

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October 18, 2019

Paul Cutsinger

I recently sat down with Adam Savage and he shared his recommendation on how to approach the Alexa skill development process to successfully deliver a meaningful experience for customers.

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October 17, 2019

Akersh Srivastava

We’re excited to invite you to join the Alexa team at AWS re:Invent 2019, December 2-6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the global cloud computing community.

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October 17, 2019

Christos Christodoulopoulos

The open challenge for the Fact Extraction and Verification (FEVER) workshop at EMNLP involved devising adversarial examples that would stump fact verification systems trained on the FEVER data set.

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October 16, 2019

Justin Jeffress

We’re excited to introduce our new Alexa Skills course, "How to Design for In-Skill Purchasing". This free course outlines tips and best practices for designing a great monetized Alexa skill experience.

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October 15, 2019

June Lee

Hear from Alexa Champion Steven Arkonovich about how he used sonic branding and “earcons” to help his skill, Big Sky, stand out.

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