Amazon Developer Blogs

Amazon Developer Blogs

October 14, 2019

Mario Viviani

in-band mfaStarting September 2019, new EU regulations require on-line transactions to go through 2-or-more steps Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), also referred to as Strong Customer Authentication (SCA). In this article we’ll see how developers can verify their apps correctly handle MFA.

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October 11, 2019

Janet Slifka

Synthetic-data generators provided initial training data for natural-language-understanding models in Hindi, U.S. Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese.

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October 10, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

In this roundup video we share details about the new things released for skill developers last month, including the Web API for Games (Preview), Alexa-hosted Skills Python Support, the NLU Evalution tool, and all of the announcements from our September Event.

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October 09, 2019

Stef Sharp

Here are some tips and tricks for using Skill Flow Builder (SFB), a tool for visually designing and building story-based game skills which makes it easier for content creators to create skills without needing a large development team.

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October 09, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

We’re excited to announce the General Availability of Natural Language Understanding (NLU) Evaluation Tool and Utterance Conflict Detection. We are also excited to announce the Get Metrics API, now in Beta. 

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October 08, 2019

Alison Atwell

Welcome to Part 2 in our series on designing skills with in-skill purchasing (ISP)! Today we’ll discuss how to surface upsells effectively in your skill to drive conversions and build customer trust.

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October 07, 2019

Chisato Hiroki

Alexa Developerスキルアワード2019キッズ部門を受賞した『サカナノジカン』を開発した國川雅司氏、 南島康一氏、小川麟太郎氏は、6月9日に行われたスキルアワードハッカソンで出会い、結成されたチームです。スキルアワードを通した経験や、スキル開発の工夫などを伺いました。

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October 07, 2019

Dustin Ballard

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The all-new Fire HD 10 tablet is available today for pre-order and will begin shipping October 30. The Fire HD 10, which runs on Amazon’s latest operating system Fire OS 7 (based on Android 9 Pie), includes a new, faster processor, faster charging, and longer battery life.

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October 03, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

Today, we are excited to announce that users can invoke custom skills from Alexa routines.

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October 03, 2019

Satish Kumar

Brazilian Portuguese Amazon Alexa Voice Service

Starting October 8, we are expanding Alexa Voice Service capabilities by bringing the Portuguese language to customers across Brazil.

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