Amazon Developer Blogs

Amazon Developer Blogs

June 15, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Today we updated the Alexa Developer Console with new tools to help you catch common errors before you submit your skill for certification.

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June 15, 2018

Brian Crum

We’ve vetted hundreds of submissions designed to make everyday tasks faster, easier, and more delightful. We tracked new habits. We kept to a budget (finally!). We enjoyed moments of mindfulness. And after much deliberation, we’ve narrowed down the 10 finalists.

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June 15, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Beim Kochen braucht man meist beide Hände – und oft sind sie gerade nicht sauber genug, um den Touchscreen des Smartphones oder Tablets zu bedienen. Die Lösung: ein Alexa Skill von Chefkoch.de, dem größten Rezeptportal in Deutschland.

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June 13, 2018

Leu Teck Chung

Learn how to add touch control support for your audio skills on Echo Show and Echo Spot.

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June 12, 2018

Suhem Parack

To help you start building skills for Echo devices with screens, we developed a new sample fact skill called Airplane Facts. In this post, we will walk you through the sample skill and provide a deep dive on building voice-first skills.

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June 11, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Amazon GameOn connects players through friendly competition, but it can also bring developers and brands together in a unique way to engage their audience and reach new customers.

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June 11, 2018

Jesse Freeman

Mindstorm integrated Amazon GameOn into Word Fiends to easily run tournaments with real-world prizes each weekend and saw a huge spike in engagement and monetization.

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June 11, 2018

Guest Blogger

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This is a guest post by Ling Shi, principal software development lead at Hulu, originally published on the Hulu Tech Blog

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June 11, 2018

Sreeram Krishnamachari

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Starting today, you can download sales reports programmatically through the Appstore Sales Reporting API, with the ability to download compressedCSV files with transactional monthly sales data.

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June 11, 2018

Billie Heath

When Amazon Echo and Alexa launched in the UK, Ocado saw the opportunity to reach their customers in new ways. After months of rigorous user testing, the developers at Ocado Technology have created a skill that creates a seamless shopping experience via voice.

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