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November 09, 2018

Cami Williams

Learn how to use the Alexa Presentation Language (APL), Amazon’s new voice-first design language, to create rich, interactive displays for Alexa skills and tailor the experience for tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices.

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August 08, 2018

Cami Williams

Here are some core principles that we have uncovered in conversational voice design along with some advanced design skill-building tips to create natural voice experiences.

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July 18, 2018

Cami Williams

Here I’ll walk you through some tips for building an Alexa skill for Fire TV Cube, using core best practices for creating voice-first experiences for devices with screens.

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April 27, 2018

Cami Williams

Here are a few books, articles, and podcasts I’ve been into lately to stay up-to-speed on voice user interface (VUI) design, conversational AI, and the latest skill-building techniques. 

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April 11, 2018

Cami Williams

Aftering building with the new Gadgets Skill API (beta), I've gathered several key learnings for Alexa game skill developers. Here are some best practices to jump-start your own interactive games for Echo Buttons.

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April 03, 2018

Cami Williams

Today we are excited to announce the Gadgets Skill API (Beta) for developers to build game skills for Echo Buttons – the first Alexa Gadget in a new category of connected products and developer tools that are focused on fun and playful experiences with Alexa.

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March 21, 2018

Cami Williams

Gamers and developers of all backgrounds and expertise have come together for the week to play, learn, and be inspired at GDC. Here's what's happening on day 1.

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March 19, 2018

Cami Williams

Whether it’s scary music leading up to an intense boss battle, a mimicable grunt, or a characterizing catch phrase, sound effects are an enriching and sometimes crucial add-on to any interactive experience.

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March 14, 2018

Cami Williams

GDC

Calling all game developers! GDC is next week, and we want to invite you to join us in San Francisco for some exciting learning opportunities about building voice-first gaming experiences.

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January 11, 2018

Cami Williams

Here are some tips for designing multimodal, voice-first experiences that prove engaging across all Alexa-enabled devices.

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December 26, 2017

Cami Williams

Similar to Echo Show, you can use Echo Spot to extend your VUI by showing more information relevant to your dialogue with the additional visual and touch components.

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December 22, 2017

Cami Williams

In this installment of our resource roundup series, we feature our top tips and tutorials for developers looking to build incredible kid skills.

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