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October 16, 2018

Amit Jotwani

The entire AWS re:Invent 2018 session catalog is now live! Explore more than 50 Alexa technical sessions and then register to attend.

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August 20, 2018

Amit Jotwani

We recently released version two of the Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Node.js. This deep dive will teach you how to leverage display directives to enhance your skill when invoked on devices with screens

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July 25, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Today, we’re excited to announce Alexa’s continued participation in AWS re:Invent 2018, the largest gathering of the global Amazon developer community. The first round of Alexa sessions are now live on the re:Invent session catalog.

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June 25, 2018

Amit Jotwani

We recently released version two of the ASK SDK for Node.js. This deep dive will teach you how to capture user input using slots and cater responses accordingly.

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May 31, 2018

Amit Jotwani

We recently released version two of the ASK SDK for Node.js, which introduced a fresh approach to handling requests and responses. Here we show you the ins and outs of the new SDK by providing a step-by-step code overview of the new request handling features.

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May 24, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Today, we’re excited to announce a new advanced training series on using dialog management to make your skills more engaging and conversational. Take this new course for free with Codecademy.

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May 22, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Here we dive deeper into session attributes so you can use them more effectively to improve the voice experience for your customers.

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May 11, 2018

Amit Jotwani

The latest version of the Alexa Skills Kit Software Development Kit (SDK) for Node.js includes many improvements to request handling, response building, and attribute management. In this post, we will dive deeper into a brand new feature of the SDK: the request and response interceptors.

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April 18, 2018

Amit Jotwani

When a customer enables your Alexa skill, your skill can use the Device Address API to request permission from the customer to use address data associated with their Alexa device. In this skill recipe, we'll walk through how you can use address data to enhance the voice experience.

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April 04, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Making HTTP requests is a core functionality for modern languages. In this skill recipe, we look at two of the most popular methods you can use to call an external API through your Alexa skill using Node.js.

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March 30, 2018

Amit Jotwani

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Today, we’re excited to announce a new advanced training series on using conversational voice design techniques to make your skills more engaging.

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March 28, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Learn how to implement repeat functionality for your skill by including AMAZON.RepeatIntent in your interaction model and Session Attributes in your code to remember the last speech response that was relayed back to the customer.

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March 21, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Alexa devices with screens like Echo Show and Echo Spot have opened up a new world of possibilities for what you can do with voice on devices with display. Discover how visual user interface can be a great complement to a voice-first user experience.

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March 12, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Make the interactions of your skill feel more conversational and memorable by adding variety to your responses. Check out our favorite code snippets you can use to surprise and delight your customers with voice.

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February 14, 2018

Amit Jotwani

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Phrase slots are designed to improve speech recognition accuracy for skills where you cannot include a majority of possible values in the slot while creating the interaction model.

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