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July 01, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

Skill Connections is now Generally Available in the Alexa Skills Kit. Skill connections enable a skill to use another skill to perform a specific task, so you can do more for your customers by extending your skill's abilities with minimal changes.

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June 14, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

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What's new in the Alexa Skills Kit for May 2019? Read our release roundup blog to find out.

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May 06, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

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What's new in the Alexa Skills Kit for April 2019? Read our release roundup blog to find out.

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April 26, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

Today, we’re excited to announce three upgrades to our Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Software Development Kits (SDKs) that make them easier to use and integrate to your existing infrastructure.

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April 26, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

Now Generally Available: Select Alexa-hosted for your skill’s back-end when creating a new skill to automatically provision a set of Alexa-hosted AWS cloud services for your skill’s back-end.

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March 13, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

You can now detect when your skill is being used from an Alexa Auto vehicle or device and adapt your experience to be contextual.

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January 25, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

You can now find dynamic estimations on when your skill’s certification results will be provided, a history of certification updates, and a list of countries where your live skills are available – all in the Alexa Developer Console or through SMAPI.

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January 25, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

We're excited to announce that you can now view how your skill model selects intents and slots across the skill building process, and use this information to improve your interaction model to create more accurate and engaging skills.

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January 24, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

You can now select Alexa-hosted for your skill’s back-end services when creating a new skill, a new skill-hosting option that automatically provisions and manages a set of AWS cloud services for your skill’s back-end.

 

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December 20, 2018

Leo Ohannesian

Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) is now integrated with three Amazon Web Services (AWS) tools to help you build and deploy Alexa skills faster and more reliably: AWS CodeStar, AWS CodePipeline, and AWS CloudFormation.

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