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February 16, 2018

Akersh Srivastava

We’re excited to announce our next eight cities for Alexa Dev Days, a series of free, interactive events from Amazon. Register now to reserve your spot.

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February 16, 2018

Justin Jeffress

APIs are designed for communication between computer systems, which means they don't often translate into a natural conversational interface. Simply put, it's not enough to wrap voice around your API calls. Here are some tips to make the experience more natural.

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February 15, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

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The new Alexa Skill Kits developer console (beta) makes navigation easier with a more integrated user interface allowing you to create and manage the skill lifecycle with ease.

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February 15, 2018

Jennifer King

With a degree in computer science and mathematics, Kesha Williams is no stranger to coding. But even after 23 years of working in IT, the software engineer discovered a new passion and one she wants to inspire other women to pursue—voice.

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February 14, 2018

Tom George

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Starting today, Alexa and Echo devices are available to all customers in India. Customers can now order an Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, and Harman Kardon Allure from Amazon.in and start enabling Alexa skills. Customers can explore from over 12,000 skills in the India Alexa Skills Store.

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February 14, 2018

Shiraz Datta

AMAZON.YesIntent and AMAZON.NoIntent are now compatible with Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Dialog Management features, allowing you to use built-in Yes/No intents side-by-side with dialog management (slot elicitation, slot confirmation, and intent confirmation), which was not previously supported.

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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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February 12, 2018

Jennifer King

From the moment she discovered Alexa in her employer’s innovations lab, Jess Williams says she knew voice design would be her future.

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February 07, 2018

Paul Cutsinger

When building skills, it is incredibly important to build high-quality experiences. Users will not come back if a skill does not open or fails quietly halfway through. And we may not be aware of any problems until a user writes a one-star review. Testing and automation are the solution.

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February 02, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

Increase engagement with your skills through continuous improvement and maintenance. See how we track engagement of the Dev Tips skill, then create custom slots based on user activity.

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February 01, 2018

Shiraz Datta

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Alexa Skill Management API (SMAPI) and Alexa Skills Kit Command Line Interface (ASK CLI) are now generally available with new capabilities to programmatically create, update, test, and submit your Alexa skills.

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January 31, 2018

Robyn Fisher

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Announcing the 20 finalist skills for the Alexa Skills Challenge: Kids, and the judges who will determine their destiny in round 2. 

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January 29, 2018

Motoko Onitsuka

今回は、Alexaスキル内の広告に関するAmazonのポリシーについてご説明いたします。

ユーザーが求めるのは快適な体験です。それはAmazonにとっても最優先事項です。開発者の方々には、ユニークで魅力ある音声体験を開発し、常にイノベーションを追求し続けていただきたいと考えています。このことを念頭に、どういった広告であれば審査で認定されるのかをご説明させていただきます。

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January 25, 2018

Max Amordeluso

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Amazon is happy to announce that Alexa, the brain behind Amazon Echo and other third-party Alexa-enabled devices, is coming to Ireland. Starting today, Irish customers can purchase Amazon Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot from Amazon.co.uk.

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January 24, 2018

Kristin Fritsche

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Die Deutsche Tele Medien GmbH entwickelte mit das „Das Örtliche“ und „Gelbe Seiten Kino“ zwei der ersten deutschsprachigen Alexa Skills. Nun wurden beide Skills für die grafische Nutzeroberfläche des Echo Show und Echo Spot optimiert.

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