Here’s what you missed last week on the Amazon Developer blog:
Slots let you build interaction models and pass phrases from the user to your skill. Amazon provides a set of built-in slot types that cover common things like numbers, names, and dates. In this post Sr. Evangelist at Amazon Alexa, J. Michael Palermo IV, shares why you should use a custom slot and the three common LITERAL scenarios these custom slots can replace.
GDC is fast approaching, and we invite you to join us for our annual GDC Amazon Developer Day. We will be discussing everything from API Integration, monetization, publishing, game analytics and promotion best practices with an incredible line up of speakers, including Amazon evangelists and industry thought leaders from Snowplow, King.com, Linden Lab, TinyBuild Games and Adult Swim.
Just Eat’s SR. UI Developer, Andy May, shares how Alexa and Echo helped make common tasks faster and more delightful for their customers for two core use-cases: Repeat orders (“Alexa, tell Just Eat to re-order Dim sum”) and Status updates (“Alexa, ask Just Eat where’s my food?”).
Developer Evangelist, Mike Hines, shares a brand new program highlighting outstanding achievers in indie mobile games: Indie Favorites Showcase. This month’s showcase highlighted award-winning games from Kongregate, Telehorse, Toka Loka Games, Special Games LLC, and War Drum Studios.
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