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November 15, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

You can apply for a preview that lets you build, edit, and publish a skill without leaving the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) developer console.

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November 13, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Now Alexa can automatically re-prompt your users who provide unacceptable slot values in delegated dialogs.

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November 08, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Now you can now test multi-turn conversations) using the new dialog command (beta) in the ASK CLI and the updated simulation API (beta) in SMAPI.

 

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November 05, 2018

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You can now use the AMAZON.CreativeWorkType, AMAZON.Food, AMAZON.Sport, and AMAZON.VideoGame built-in slot types in all Alexa locales.

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October 31, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

We are excited to announce the general availability of the Music Skill API in the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK). You can use the Music Skill API to enable your customers in the US to access your entire music catalog via voice.

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October 23, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

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Now you can use 27 different Amazon Polly voices in your Alexa skills.

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October 04, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Today we are excited to announce skill connections (preview) for all current Alexa locales. You can use skill connections (preview) to do more for your customers – including printing and scheduling taxis and restaurants – using functionality provided by other skills.

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October 02, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

You can use now use seven new built-in slots in all Alexa locales to save time in your development and improve the experience for your customers.

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October 01, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Today we are excited to announce additions to the ASK Skill Management API (SMAPI) and the ASK Command Line Interface (CLI) that provide programmatic access to the full set of skill beta testing functions available in the ASK developer console.

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September 20, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

With the ASK Music Skill API, coming soon, you can enable your customers to access your entire music catalog via voice on tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices from Amazon and other manufacturers.

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September 18, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Use the Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Python to simplify development of the backend cloud service for your Alexa skill.

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August 30, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

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You can use new Quick Start Templates in the ASK Developer Console to accelerate skill development for popular skill samples.

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July 31, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

We are excited to announce that you can now request customer permission to access and use the contact information stored in their Alexa Customer Profiles.

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July 31, 2018

BJ Haberkorn

Accelerate your skill development using the ASK Toolkit for Visual Studio Code (beta).

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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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