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June 23, 2017

Becky Young

The name of your game is one of the most important decisions you make. Here are some tried and true naming methods to help get you started:

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June 21, 2017

Jeff Blankenburg

Today, we are incredibly excited to announce a new feature for Alexa developers to take advantage of: entity resolution. This enables you to define synonyms for the Alexa Service to resolve rather than having to figure this out in your code.

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June 14, 2017

Marion Desmazieres

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This is part six and the final blog of our Makers Academy series for Ruby developers. Learn more about this free training on the Alexa Skills Kit and read part onepart twopart threepart four, and part five

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June 13, 2017

Jesse Freeman

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Whether you are a seasoned developer, or just getting started, chances are you need a little encouragement to go from a blank canvas, to a fully functional end product.

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June 08, 2017

David Isbitski

Today we announced the Video Skill API, a new addition to the Alexa Skills Kit. Companies can now teach Alexa how to interface with their video content and services. And you can build experiences that allow your customers to easily find and consume video content without invoking a specific skill.

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June 08, 2017

David Isbitski

Today we announced that we now enable video providers to control content with the Video Skill API, a new addition to the Alexa Skills Kit. Here is an overview of how to create video skills for Alexa so that your customers can easily find and consume video content without invoking a specific skill.

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June 05, 2017

Paul Cutsinger

We're excited to share the Amazon Alexa Voice Design Guide, a resource built on the experiences of the Amazon Alexa team, the skill builder community, and established industry practices.

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May 25, 2017

Marion Desmazieres

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This is part five of our Makers Academy series for Ruby developers. Learn more about this free training on the Alexa Skills Kit and read part one, part two, part three, and part four.

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May 11, 2017

Natacha Maheshe

The average mobile app user downloads 8.8 apps per month but abandons two of those apps after first use. In this blog, we share some common reasons why users may be leaving your app.

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May 08, 2017

Scott Dart

Alexa skills are, by design, inherently stateless. But there are many times when you need to make decisions on what to do next based on what happened previously.  In short, you need to do some state management.

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