You can now detect when your skill is being used from an Alexa Auto vehicle or device and adapt your experience to be contextual.[Read More]
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.[Read More]
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.[Read More]
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.
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.[Read More]
Starting today, developers can start creating and deploying Python-based skills using the Alexa Skills Kit Command-Line Interface and the ASK Toolkit for Visual Studio Code.[Read More]
You can help Alexa determine when to direct customer requests to your US English skills by adding support for the CanFulfillIntentRequest (beta) interface.[Read More]