Amazon Developer Blogs

Amazon Developer Blogs

October 15, 2018

Bertrand Vacherot

In July, we announced the Alexa Skills Challenge: Tech for Good. The challenge invited developers to build Alexa skills that could have a positive impact on the environment, local communities, and the world. We’ve finally narrowed down the 10 finalists and we’re excited to share them with you.

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October 15, 2018

Sreeram Krishnamachari

Today, we are excited to launch the new and improved reporting dashboard in the Appstore Developer Console.

We had two primary goals in mind when we built these new enhancements: provide more transparency in our data and ease of use. Keep reading for a closer look at some of the changes.

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October 14, 2018

Nahoko Hirabayashi

みなさまが開発されたAlexaスキルは、スキルストアへの公開に当たり、Alexa審査チームが認定審査をさせていただいき、スキルがよいユーザー体験をお届けできるよう、必要に応じてフィードバックをさせていただいています。このブログでは、審査で改善のフィードバックを受けるスキルの傾向を紹介し、事前にご対応いただく方法を紹介します。今回は「詳細な説明」についてです。

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October 11, 2018

Guest Blogger

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Today, I want to talk to you about random number generation (RNG). Or, more accurately, pseudo-random number generation (PRNG).

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October 11, 2018

Brian Crum

Today, we are happy to announce new doorbell APIs for smart home cameras and doorbells, unlocking new customer scenarios in home automation and monitoring.

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October 10, 2018

Marion Desmazieres

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Today, we’re excited to announce that developers can start building voice experiences, called “skills,” for French Canadian customers using the Alexa Skills Kit with the Canadian French voice model.

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October 10, 2018

Sebastien Stormacq

This tutorial will show you how you can add support for the French (Canada) model for your existing skills. It will also show you how you can use ASK to enable Alexa to respond based on locales.

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October 10, 2018

Andrea Muttoni

The more customers you reach, the more likely they are to discover and engage with your skill. Therefore, we always suggest developers localize and publish skills in as many languages as possible. Follow these steps to localize your Alexa skill.

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October 09, 2018

Justin Jeffress

Enhancements to the Alexa Skills Kit provide more accurate ways to capture slots than relying on AMAZON.LITERAL.

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October 09, 2018

Guest Blogger

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In my previous blog post, we went over some basic tools and terminology for audio engineering. Now that we have an appreciation of the basic sculpting tools available to us, let’s talk about a holistic approach to the soundscape.

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