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March 12, 2019

Alvaro Sahun Pacheco

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We’re excited to announce that we have expanded the Alexa Developer Rewards program to France, Italy, and Spain.

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March 08, 2019

Drew Meyer

We share details about six new things that we released for skill developers in February, including the ability to publish Skill Blueprints, new APIs, and several dialog management features to help you build higher-quality skills more easily.

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March 07, 2019

Claudia Garber

While Alexa skills with memorable invocation names are particularly salient in a customer’s mind, developers also need to be aware of performance and accessibility. Consider these edge cases when crafting your skill's invocation name.

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March 06, 2019

Jennifer King

Learn how Nidhi Agarwal uses in-skill purchasing (ISP) in her voice game skill Would You Rather for Family to enrich her skill experience by selling premium content to customers. With ISP, she can deliver richer gaming experiences and build a business around her voice games.

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March 04, 2019

Max Amordeluso

I recently had a chance to speak with Gal Shenar, founder of voice games studio Stoked Skills, about best practices for building voice-first games. This post is a recap of the second part of our conversation about his experience monetizing Alexa skills. 

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March 01, 2019

Amit Jotwani

In this new code deep dive series, we provide an end-to-end walkthrough of how to implement in-skill purchasing (ISP) in your Alexa skill.
 

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March 01, 2019

Justin Jeffress

Learn about intent chaining, a new dialog management feature in the Alexa Skills Kit that you can use to improve conversational interactions with your customers.

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February 26, 2019

Jennifer King

Today we welcome Alexa Champion Adva Levin to offer some best practices for building multimodal skills. She shares how she redesigned her Kids Court skill into a multimodal experience using the Alexa Presentation Language.

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February 25, 2019

Franklin Lobb

When building your skill using the Alexa Skills Kit Software Development Kit (SDK), one of the first things you do is choose which type of skill builder object to use – Standard or Custom. This post explains the difference between the two and when you should consider using each type.

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February 22, 2019

Jennifer King

Integrating Alexa with Jenkins to launch your pipelines and obtain results about your deployments through voice is easier than you think. Learn how Alexa Champion, Kesha Williams’, latest side project teaches Alexa to deploy code to the cloud.

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February 21, 2019

Drew Meyer

We share details about five new things that we released for skill developers in January, including a new feature for in-skill purchasing (ISP) and several enhancements to help you build higher-quality skills more easily.

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January 22, 2019

Rafael Miranda

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Die erste Interaktion eines Nutzers mit deinem Skill hinterlässt einen bleibenden Eindruck. Deshalb ist es wichtig, darauf zu achten, dass die Begrüßung des Skills dem Nutzer positiv im Gedächtnis bleibt und, dass sich die Verabschiedung nicht in die Länge zieht.

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January 21, 2019

Takuji Kawata

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日本語環境のスマートホームスキルAPI に新たな機能が加わりました。今回加わったのはエアコンなど、温度をコントロールすることができるデバイスのための機能です。これによりスマートホームスキルからデバイスの温度のコントロール、モードの切り替え、室温の確認などができるようになりました。

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January 07, 2019

German Viscuso

La mayoría de las skills de Alexa enviadas para certificación se topan con una serie de problemas comunes donde las frases de ejemplo incorrectas son la razón más frecuente. Para ayudarte a evitar este problema hacemos un repaso de los requisitos y mejores prácticas para crear las frases de ejemplo.

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December 21, 2018

Kazushige Yoshida

12月14日(金)、15日(土)の2日間、東京・目黒のアマゾンジャパンオフィスにて「Alexa Dev Summit Tokyo 2018」が開催されました。 Alexaスキル開発について最新の情報が盛り込まれたセッション・ワークショップのほか、AVSやAmazon Payによるセッションも実施されました。   おかげさまで、両日とも会場は満員、熱気にあふれたイベントとなりました。 ご来場いただいた皆さま、本当にありがとうございました。 今回はご参加されなかった方へのご報告、また来場された方のおさらいも兼ねて、両日の内容をまとめていきたいと思います。

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