Amazon Developer Blogs

Amazon Developer Blogs

September 22, 2017

Justin Jeffress

When building voice experiences, variety is key. People may not mind scanning the same webpage times over, but no one wants to have the same conversation again and again. Build variety into your skill’s responses to offer a conversational experience and keep customers engaged over time.

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September 22, 2017

Tess Selim

Today we’re kicking off our Amazon Appstore developer happy hour series, a monthly gathering hosted by the Amazon Appstore team in different cities across the country.

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September 20, 2017

Mario Viviani

 

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In our upcoming webinar, will deep dive into the peculiarities of developing for the 10-foot experience and how developers can leverage Amazon Fire TV developer tools to create a compelling TV experience.

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September 20, 2017

Rupa Patel

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Are you growing a youth ministry or have a child to entertain? We have apps for that! We have quite the variety for you this week. Not only are these apps terrific, but the companies that created them put a lot of thought into their screenshots.

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September 20, 2017

Dave Berol

This post covers best practices for selecting the right microphones for your product’s mic array and explains the core differences between standard capacitive microphones and piezoelectric MEMS microphones, a new breed of technology pioneered by Vesper Technologies, an Alexa Fund portfolio company.

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September 19, 2017

Peter Heinrich

Today Amazon announced the latest generation of our largest tablet, the all-new Fire HD 10. It’s a device that really lets your app or game shine, sporting faster performance, more storage, longer battery life, and a brilliant 10.1” display.

 

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September 18, 2017

Wes Kaminski

We’re starting a new tech series where we cover the ins and outs of AVS. For our first post, we’ll define some common products and terms you’ll see as you invest time in building with Alexa, and give you a high-level overview of the AVS interaction model.

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September 15, 2017

Martha Kang

Alexa Champion April L. Hamilton has been building Alexa skills since the Alexa Skills Kit became available in 2015. As one of the original Alexa developers, Hamilton created two of the first skills released for the Echo.

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September 15, 2017

Jeff Blankenburg

Use the console.log() statement to gain insights into how users are interacting with your skill.

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September 14, 2017

Becky Young

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Device targeting provides a number of benefits for your app. By choosing the right devices to support, you can focus your efforts on the experience that is best suited for your target users.

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