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February 12, 2019

Max Amordeluso

I spoked with Gal Shenar, founder of Stoked Skills, about his best practices for building engaging voice-first games for Alexa.

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February 11, 2019

Jaime Radwan

Explore the various components of the Alexa Presentation Language (APL) and how you can use them in different ways to design new experiences for your skill.

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February 07, 2019

Brian Crum

Only one year after introducing the first generation Wyze Cam, Wyze Labs has introduced new cameras, new features, added Alexa connectivity, and achieved Works with Alexa (WWA) certification – helping them to achieve their goal of selling 1 million devices in its first year.

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February 07, 2019

Dilek Hakkani-Tur

The Alexa Prize is hitting the road and coming to a city near you! The Roadshow is a free event where university students and faculty interested in competing for the Alexa Prize can connect, collaborate, and learn more to prepare to apply and compete.

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February 07, 2019

Suhem Parack

Now with the Alexa Presentation Language (APL), you can create interactive voice experiences optimized for tens of millions Alexa-enabled devices. If you've previously built a multimodal skill using Java, check out this tutorial to learn how to update your skill with APL.

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February 07, 2019

Tsuneki Umeda

日本語環境で発話プロファイラーが利用できるようになりました。発話プロファイラーを利用することで、ユーザーの発話がどのインテントとスロットにマッピングされているかをテストすることができます。今回は、発話プロファイラーの利用方法とともに一貫したユーザエクスペリエンスを提供するための効果的なスキルのテスト方法を紹介します。

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February 05, 2019

June Lee

Today, we are excited to announce the Baby Activity Skill API, a new skill type that enables you to build Alexa skills that help customers keep track of baby activities simply by asking Alexa.

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February 05, 2019

Robert McCauley

Using the new ProactiveEvents API, you can enable your Alexa skills to send notifications to customers who have granted permission. This post walks you through how to configure the ProactiveEvents API to solve a hypothetical business problem.

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January 31, 2019

Nahoko Hirabayashi

Alexa開発者コンソール上で、審査の状況やスキルの公開ステータス、スキル利用可能国を知ることができるようになりました。

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January 31, 2019

Aaron Tang

In this post, we’ll dive deep into the requirements for test account credentials as it is a certification requirement that you can easily check off and will help your skill get through certification quickly.

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January 31, 2019

Justin Jeffress

This post will cover design practices that can help you build a conversational voice experience. We’ll use an example skill called The Foodie to illustrate the concepts.

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January 31, 2019

Mike Rodehorst

"Acoustic fingerprinting" tells Alexa when specific instances of her name are safe to ignore.

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January 30, 2019

Alessandro Moschitti

A novel transfer-learning technique enables the addition of new classification categories to an existing machine learning model without access to the model's original training data.

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January 29, 2019

Suhem Parack

You can use the new Reminders API to create and manage reminders for customers as part of your Alexa skill experience. Learn how to create reminders using the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Software Development Kit (SDK) for Java.

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January 27, 2019

Kazushige Yoshida

APLでは画面デザインを JSON オブジェクトで定義しますが、これを APL ドキュメント と呼びます。 下の aplDocument が簡単な APL ドキュメントの例です。 "こんにちは" というテキストとURLで指定された画像が、画面中央に縦に並んで表示されます。

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