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November 07, 2017

Toshimi Hatanaka

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Amazon is happy to announce that Alexa, the brain behind the Amazon Echo, is coming to Japan, along with several Alexa-enabled devices: Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot. 

AmazonはAmazon Echoを支える頭脳であるAlexaが、Amazon Echo、Echo Plus、Echo Dot というAlexaの使えるデバイスとともに、日本に展開すると発表しました。

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November 06, 2017

Aaron Tang

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Alexa Skills Kit announced support for Kid Skills in August. To help ensure a smooth certification process, please follow the certification tips and best practices we’ve outlined in this blog. These recommendations are based on common issues we've see developers face when building kid skills.

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November 03, 2017

Marion Desmazieres

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We’re excited to introduce a new Alexa skill-building course for Ruby developers in collaboration with Makers Academy, a leading web developer bootcamp based in the UK. This course is offered for free online.

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November 01, 2017

Andrea Muttoni

We are happy to announce that lock control and query capabilities, previously launched in the US and UK, are now also available to developers in Germany and Austria.

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October 31, 2017

Amit Jotwani

Last month, we announced that Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus and Alexa were coming to India. Today we’re excited to announce that the web-based simulator Echosim.io is now available for developers building skills using the English (IN) language model.

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October 31, 2017

Tom George

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Earlier this month, we announced that Amazon Echo and Alexa were coming to India. Customers and developers in India who purchased Amazon Echo devices through the invite-only program will now start receiving their devices from November, 2017.

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October 30, 2017

Jeff Blankenburg

We are excited to introduce the new Dev Tips skill for Alexa, your companion for the skill-building journey. This skill is designed to connect you with the news, tips, and resources you need to build your best skill—all via voice.

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October 26, 2017

Amit Jotwani

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Today, we’re excited to announce the addition of two advanced courses to the Alexa series on Codecademy. These build on the introductory courses we launched last month.

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October 25, 2017

Martha Kang

Tellables has created three popular kid skills for Alexa. In fact, Tellables' Tricky Genie skill for Alexa has been so successful that the company earned money for building a top-performing skill.

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October 23, 2017

David Isbitski

Today, we are happy to announce that customers can now create and organize lists of their own choice to capture everyday ideas, plans, and tasks.

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October 19, 2017

Jen Gilbert

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Today, we’re excited to announce reserved seating is open for the Amazon Alexa session tracks and hackathons at AWS re:Invent 2017, the largest gathering of the global Amazon developer community.

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October 17, 2017

Marina Jeon

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University students, it’s game time! Would you like to add voice to your favorite game? Do you have an idea for an all-new game? We invite you to put your creative energy to work and build a gaming skill for the Alexa gaming challenge.

The grand prize winner will receive $1,000 and an Amazon Echo. And the top two finalists will receive $300 each.

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October 16, 2017

Martha Kang

Walter Quesada says he has been “obsessed with building for voice” ever since the Amazon Echo was first released.

“Ever since Amazon Echo came out, I’ve been learning about ways it can fit into different scenarios, both in my professional life and in my free time,” says Quesada.

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October 13, 2017

Max Amordeluso

Many Alexa skill builders use AWS Lambda to build the backend for their custom Alexa skills. If you have wondered why Lambda is such as great match for custom skills, let me tell you four benefits of using AWS Lambda. 

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