Amazon Developer Blogs

Amazon Developer Blogs

October 16, 2017

Martha Kang

Walter Quesada says he has been “obsessed with building for voice” ever since the Amazon Echo was first released.

“Ever since Amazon Echo came out, I’ve been learning about ways it can fit into different scenarios, both in my professional life and in my free time,” says Quesada.

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October 13, 2017

Rachel Bennett

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We're excited to highlight the first broadly available dev kit for AVS with a production-ready SoC, voice input processor, and a device application built with the AVS Device SDK: The Synaptics AudioSmart 2-Mic Development Kit for AVS with NXP SoC.

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October 13, 2017

Rupa Patel

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Apps that don’t have a target audience can fall into the trap of trying to be everything to everyone. This often creates a product that has a tough time standing out or appealing to any particular subset of users. That can mean missed opportunities for downloads.

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October 13, 2017

Max Amordeluso

Many Alexa skill builders use AWS Lambda to build the backend for their custom Alexa skills. If you have wondered why Lambda is such as great match for custom skills, let me tell you four benefits of using AWS Lambda. 

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October 12, 2017

Jesse Freeman

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We’re excited to announce that Vungle’s industry-leading performance marketing platform is now available on Fire tablets and the Amazon Appstore.

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October 12, 2017

Satish Iyer

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We expanded Music Service Provider support in our AVS Device SDK v1.1 update to include TuneIn, Pandora, SiriusXM, and Amazon Music. The SDK update also added support for Audible, Kindle Books, new capability agents to control playback, parse playlists, and manage alerts.

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October 12, 2017

Jen Gilbert

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Today, we’re excited to announce the Amazon Alexa session track at AWS re:Invent 2017, the largest gathering of the global Amazon developer community.

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October 11, 2017

Laura Pezdek

Starting today, customers in the US, UK, Germany, and Japan will begin receiving the new Fire HD 10 with Alexa Hands-Free, available for order on Amazon.com, starting at $149.99.

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October 10, 2017

Becky Young

Come spend an evening with Amazon's Android Developers on Friday, October 13th from 6-9PM for an opportunity to meet and network with fellow Android enthusiasts.

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October 09, 2017

Serena McIntire

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Here's what you missed last week on the Amazon Appstore Developer Blog.

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