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April 23, 2019

Franklin Lobb

In this blog, I’ll use an interceptor to fetch and cache details about in-skill products for a monetized Alexa skill.

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April 02, 2019

Franklin Lobb

As voice commerce grows, so will customers’ expectations that they’ll be able to purchase premium content from Alexa skills. Many will want to discover what your skill offers by asking, “what can I buy?” In this case, your skill should have a good response ready.

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March 13, 2019

Franklin Lobb

Get an overview of our new premium facts sample skill for step-by-step guidance on how to build a monetized fact skill from scratch. This sample skill offers code samples in both Node.js and Python.

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February 25, 2019

Franklin Lobb

When building your skill using the Alexa Skills Kit Software Development Kit (SDK), one of the first things you do is choose which type of skill builder object to use – Standard or Custom. This post explains the difference between the two and when you should consider using each type.

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February 19, 2019

Franklin Lobb

Get started with multimodal skill design and the Alexa Presentation Language with our new sample skill, Sauce Boss.

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June 28, 2018

Franklin Lobb

Follow these three steps to add the new FallbackIntent to ensure your skill can respond gracefully to unexpected utterances.

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