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April 27, 2018

Cami Williams

Here are a few books, articles, and podcasts I’ve been into lately to stay up-to-speed on voice user interface (VUI) design, conversational AI, and the latest skill-building techniques. 

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April 24, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

As I was building Dev Tips, I wanted to find a better way to include my team as I enhance and maintain the skill. This post summarizes the things I learned about including non-technical contributors in the skill development process.

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April 24, 2018

Sohan Maheshwar

Start building skills for Echo Spot for customers in India. Learn how to detect if a device has a display and generate the graphical user interface using a body template from the Alexa Skills Kit.

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April 19, 2018

Justin Jeffress

This resource roundup features our top blog posts on dialog management to help you build conversational Alexa skills.

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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 17, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

It can be easy to come up with an invocation name for your Alexa skill, but it’s more important to come up with a name that’s memorable. Keep these best practices in mind when creating your invocation name and sample utterances for your Alexa skill.

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April 13, 2018

Memo Doring

Check out what happened on Twitch this week with the Amazon Alexa team.

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April 12, 2018

Jamie Grossman

Now with Echo Show and Echo Spot, developers have even more opportunities to enhance their Alexa skills. Check out our new skill template for quiz and dictionary skills for Echo Show and Echo Spot.

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April 12, 2018

Justin Jeffress

This post will walk through how to accomplish dynamic slot elicitation by overriding predefined prompts and elicited slots with dialog management, using a skill that recommends products as the example.

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April 09, 2018

Jeff Blankenburg

It’s important to remember that just because your skill can do something, that doesn’t mean that it necessarily should. Here's why you should focus on building skills that do one thing really well.

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April 06, 2018

Justin Jeffress

This post will walk you through a typical yes-no scenario and how the AMAZON.YesIntent and AMAZON.NoIntent intents relate to dialog management.

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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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April 02, 2018

Akersh Srivastava

A recent webinar on Alexa for Business discussed how a voice-enabled interface can create new opportunities in a workplace, from building private Alexa skills to smart enabling conference rooms. This post outlines how you can build a private Alexa skill to enable voice-powered business analytics.

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March 30, 2018

Amit Jotwani

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Today, we’re excited to announce a new advanced training series on using conversational voice design techniques to make your skills more engaging.

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March 29, 2018

Kiyonori Kitasako

本日、日本でも各デバイスメーカー様がAlexa搭載製品を提供いただけるようになったことを発表致します。こちらは2017年11月に発表したプロトタイプ開発用途でのAVS開発ツール利用を拡張するものとなります。

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