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July 11, 2018

Yuka Gray

もうすぐ夏休みです。楽しみに待っている子どもたちとは対照的に、ママパパは普段と違う生活のルーティンに、旅行の計画に、と大忙しの季節がやってきます。そんなママパパのお助けスキルを開発してみませんか?Alexaスキルストアでも、ママパパ応援スキルの特集を8月に予定しています。みなさまに開発いただいたスキルも、特集掲載の対象として検討させていただきますので、みなさまの幅広いアイデアをお待ちしております。

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July 09, 2018

Robert McCauley

The Alexa evangelist team built a simulation tool called TestFlow to streamline skill debugging and testing. Use the tool to test your skill code without needing to package or deploy your project.

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July 06, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

It’s easy to add variety to your responses. It keeps the conversation going between Alexa and your users, and it adds the attention-grabbing variety that every conversation needs to thrive.

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July 03, 2018

Memo Doring

Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. That means you'll soon be able to reach and delight even more customers via voice. To get your skill ready for prime time, join us for a live Twitch stream on Thursday, July 12 at 10 a.m. PST.

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July 03, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

Learn about the possible pathways a customer can take to make (or decline) a purchase in an Alexa skill and some best practices to create a seamless in-skill purchasing experience.

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July 02, 2018

Larry Hardesty

The deadline for the 2018 Amazon Research Awards, a grant program that provides up to $80,000 in funding and $20,000 in Amazon Web Services Promotional Credits to academic researchers investigating topics related to machine learning, is September 15. 

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July 01, 2018

Tom George

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We are delighted to announce that, as of today, Alexa now supports kid skills in India. Developers can now create fun and educational experiences for kids under the age of 13 using the Alexa Skills Kit.

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June 29, 2018

Brian Crum

With a grand prize of $20,000, five bonus prizes of $5,000 each, a $5,000 prize for each of the 10 finalists, and an Echo Dot for each of the hundreds of eligible participants – thousands of developers registered for the Alexa Skills Challenge: Life Hacks with their eyes on the prize. 

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June 29, 2018

Toshimi Hatanaka

Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Software Development Kit (SDK) for Python (beta) がリリースされました。Python SDK は Java 及びNode.js SDKと同じ機能をサポートし、AlexaからのリクエストやAlexaへのレスポンスを処理するために書かなければならないプログラムコードの量を大幅に減らすことができます。Pythonでプログラムを書ける方なら、このSDKを使うことで、Alexaや拡張性の高いPythonのライブラリやツールを活用した音声体験を素早く開発し公開することができます。

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June 28, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

You can use the new Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Python (beta) to build skills more easily using Python.

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June 28, 2018

Rachel Bennett

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We’re excited to add the DSP Group HDClear 3-Mic Development Kit to our portfolio of qualified developer solutions for the Alexa Voice Service. The audio front end solution enables low-power wake-on-voice operation and far-field voice recognition performance with only three microphones.

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June 28, 2018

Franklin Lobb

Follow these three steps to add the new FallbackIntent to ensure your skill can respond gracefully to unexpected utterances.

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June 27, 2018

Jennifer King

Volley founders Max Child and James Wilsterman never expected to have the top-rated games in the Alexa Skills Store. But they knew that monetization was the next step to growing their business. And that meant creating premium experiences to sell to customers.

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June 26, 2018

Memo Doring

Join the Twitch Developers channel this Wednesday at 1:30 pm PT to watch the Alexa team and our friends from AWS and Twitch build a voice-enabled Twitch extension live on stream.

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June 25, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

New interaction path analysis in the ASK developer console shows skill usage patterns in a visual format.

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