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November 06, 2019

Jennifer King

In honor of Alexa’s 5th birthday, we asked a few skill developers to share their reflections on voice and what it’s been like building with Alexa over the last several years.

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November 05, 2019

Arianne Walker

Alexa Auto Skills

There are Alexa skills that help with navigation, parking, gas, roadside assistance, and keep you entertained while you are on the go.

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October 29, 2019

Anastasia Tzeveleka

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When building for voice, speed matters. When you speak to a friend you typically expect a fast response back which reassures you that your friend is listening and engaged in your conversation. Similarly, when customers talk to Alexa, they expect her to respond quickly.

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October 29, 2019

Leo Ohannesian

カスタムスキルをAlexa定型アクションから呼び出せるようになりました。Alexa定型アクションを使うと、Alexaに複数のアクションを、指定した順番に同時に実行させることができます。定型アクションは、カスタム発話や時間指定などで起動できます。あなたのスキルのユーザーをエンゲージし、スキルを繰り返し使ってもらえるようにするためのよい機会です。

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October 28, 2019

Alison Atwell

Welcome to Part 4 in our series on designing skills with in-skill purchasing (ISP)! Today we’ll discuss how to create smooth transactions and transitions in your skill's purchase experience.

 

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October 24, 2019

Ben Grossman

Developers can now create premium kid skills for the US Alexa Skills Store using in-skill purchasing (ISP).

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October 23, 2019

Michael Griffiths

Having fresh and customized content goes a long way in keeping customers engaged with your skill. Using Amazon S3 like a relational database provides an easy way to include fresh and dynamic content in your skill.

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October 21, 2019

Arunjeet Singh

Today, we are excited to announce that you can start building skills using Alexa Presentation Language (APL) on the Echo Dot with clock, one of Amazon’s newest Echo devices. With this new capability, APL can be used to build visual experiences on a new class of devices with character-based displays.

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October 21, 2019

Greg Bulmash

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CLI profiles are a great way to help you manage your identities and credentials when you work on multiple projects with different accounts. Learn how to use profiles to simplify switching between identities.

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October 20, 2019

Nahoko Hirabayashi

スキル内課金でプレミアムコンテンツを開発するにあたって、人気スキルの事例が参考になります。このブログでは、米国、ドイツ、英国のスキル内課金を使ったスキルの事例をご紹介します。

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