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August 13, 2019

Rebecca Evanhoe

Great Alexa skills depend on written prompts. This post covers five benchmarks your Alexa skill’s dialog should meet, and specific techniques for how you can get there.

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August 09, 2019

Pan Wangperawong

In this tutorial, we will go over how to integrate the Reminders API into your skill to actively extend its utility without requiring customers to launch your skill.

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July 31, 2019

Douglas De Araujo

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In April, we announced new helpers in the Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Python that allow you to locally run, test, and debug your Alexa skill faster. This tutorial shows you how to set up a local Flask Server with a local DynamoDB instance for persistent storage and connect a debugger.

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July 12, 2019

Nahoko Hirabayashi

Since Alexa is available in multiple languages and countries, sometimes there can be some confusion about where skills are available.This blog will help you identify where your skill is published in the Alexa Skills Store and help ensure your customers are able to find your skill.

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July 11, 2019

Rebecca Evanhoe

When you're building an Alexa skill, careful dialog writing can subtly guide a customer toward their goal and away from errors. When your skill employs custom slots, you'll want to carefully consider how you word your prompts. It only takes a few tweaks to add a lot of clarity for your customers.

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July 08, 2019

Amit Jotwani

Learn how to implement in-skill purchasing for consumables in an Alexa skill using Node.js.

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July 04, 2019

Tsuneki Umeda

今回は、デバイスアドレスAPIを使用したスキルの開発方法を紹介します。デバイスアドレスAPIを使用すれば、近くの店舗の場所のリストやレストランのおすすめ情報を提供したり、近くのジムに道順を案内したりといったデバイスの所在地データを活用したスキルを作成できます。

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June 26, 2019

Paul Cutsinger

It’s official – Amazon Prime Day is July 15 and 16. To create a great first impression with new customers, put your best skill forward and make sure it’s in tip-top shape for Prime Day.

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June 20, 2019

Rebecca Evanhoe

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Write great prompts for Alexa by crafting precise responses and using built-in slot types.

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June 20, 2019

Tsuneki Umeda

今回は、本格的なスキル開発に向けて、AlexaリマインダーAPIを使用したスキルの開発方法を紹介します。リマインダーAPIを効果的に使用すれば、スキルのリテンション率アップにもつながります。

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June 18, 2019

Jason Kwan

ここではスキル開発でよく遭遇するエラーメッセージと、それらの原因と解決方法をご紹介します。

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June 17, 2019

Justin Jeffress

In part 3 of my blog series about our new training course called Cake Walk, I cover how we added memory to Cake Walk to create a more engaging voice experience.

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June 14, 2019

Nahoko Hirabayashi

Alexaスキルのベータテストツールとは、本番環境にリリースする前にスキルをベータ版としてテストするために使用するツールです。今回は、ベータテストの管理者がスキルのテスト実施者(ベータテスター)にテストの実施を依頼する際によくみられる問題2例と解決策をご紹介します。

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June 12, 2019

Franklin Lobb

In this example skill, we look at one of the most popular methods you can use to call an external API through your Alexa skill using the “Requests” library in Python.

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