Amazon Developer Blogs

Amazon Developer Blogs

August 23, 2017

Rupa Patel

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We’re starting a new series to showcase our fave new releases on the Amazon Appstore. We hope that sharing what other developers are up to will help inspire you as you work on your own apps. And, maybe, you’ll even find an app you want to download yourself!

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August 23, 2017

Aaron Tang

Since we introduced Echo Show, developers have been optimizing their Alexa skills to create experiences that deliver new ways for customers to interact across voice and graphical user interfaces. Follow our tips to avoid common certification issues on Alexa skills intended for Echo Show.

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August 22, 2017

Serena McIntire

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Is summer keeping you too busy to stay up-to-date with our tutorials, articles, and announcements? Never fear - the week in review blog is here!

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August 17, 2017

Rena Watanabe

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Do you currently have apps or games live in the Amazon Appstore? If so, we’re looking for your feedback on your experiences working with us, including your thoughts on our developer portal, app submission process, revenue opportunities, and more.

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August 17, 2017

Rita Auta

 

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In this interview, Albert and Ian share their motivations behind creating their popular games, including the latest, QuizTix: Animal Pics, and how both Amazon Appstore and Amazon Fire TV have featured heavily in its success so far.

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August 17, 2017

Satish Iyer

Introducing the AVS Device SDK, an easy-to-use SDK that provides C++-based libraries to add intelligent voice-control to connected products by including components to process audio inputs and triggers, establish persistent connections with AVS, and handle all Alexa-driven interactions.

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August 16, 2017

Becky Young

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The most successful apps in the Amazon Appstore are the ones that solve a perceived problem and save time, while still being simple and straightforward. Taking the time to clearly define the end users problem keeps your efforts on track throughout development, and eventually leads to a solid app.

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August 16, 2017

Paul Cutsinger

Developers can earn money for the most engaging Alexa skills across more skill categories. Each month, developers of eligible skills with the highest customer engagement in the US, UK, and Germany are paid by Amazon. 

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August 16, 2017

Ted Karczewski

Amazon Alexa is breaking out of the home. With the Alexa app on the HTC U11, you can bring the same voice control features you love at home on the road. By simply saying, “Alexa, turn on my air conditioning,” your home with will be nice and cool by the time you get home from work this summer. 

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August 16, 2017

Ted Karczewski

The Eufy Genie, a new far-field Alexa-enabled smart home device from Anker, hopes to be the key for customers who want to add hands-free voice control and cloud-based intelligence to every room in their home, connecting their favorite devices and services.

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