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September 17, 2018

Jamie Grossman

With the new Software Development Kit (SDK) for Node.js, there are new methods to be aware of for making HTTP calls to external APIs. This post compares the process when using version one versus version two of the SDK for Node.js.

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May 29, 2018

Akersh Srivastava

Learn how you can improve the underlying responsiveness of an HTTP request from an Alexa skill by speeding up how content is fetched from APIs.

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May 18, 2018

Akersh Srivastava

In this post, we share how you can improve your skill's customer experience with a recipe that addresses this principle element of conversation: responsiveness.

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April 18, 2018

Amit Jotwani

When a customer enables your Alexa skill, your skill can use the Device Address API to request permission from the customer to use address data associated with their Alexa device. In this skill recipe, we'll walk through how you can use address data to enhance the voice experience.

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April 04, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Making HTTP requests is a core functionality for modern languages. In this skill recipe, we look at two of the most popular methods you can use to call an external API through your Alexa skill using Node.js.

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March 28, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Learn how to implement repeat functionality for your skill by including AMAZON.RepeatIntent in your interaction model and Session Attributes in your code to remember the last speech response that was relayed back to the customer.

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March 21, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Alexa devices with screens like Echo Show and Echo Spot have opened up a new world of possibilities for what you can do with voice on devices with display. Discover how visual user interface can be a great complement to a voice-first user experience.

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March 12, 2018

Amit Jotwani

Make the interactions of your skill feel more conversational and memorable by adding variety to your responses. Check out our favorite code snippets you can use to surprise and delight your customers with voice.

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