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August 08, 2017

Becky Young

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You can reach a whole new audience on Fire tablets and other devices—with little to no modifications to your Android app. This blog provides a quick overview of what you need to know to get started.

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July 31, 2017

Becky Young

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Building an app isn’t easy, and the work doesn’t end at launch. That’s why we decided to create a complete guide for developers.

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July 28, 2017

Greg Bulmash

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This second installment in our Login with Amazon (LWA) integration series is about integrating LWA with Amazon Web Services (AWS) using Amazon Cognito, AWS's solution to managing user identities in the apps you build with AWS underpinnings.

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July 20, 2017

Jesse Freeman

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It’s easy to get bogged down in the details and forget the most valuable part of making a game, which is building something fun to play. Here, I will talk about some approaches to adding artwork and sounds into your game.

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July 18, 2017

Becky Young

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A soft launch is a valuable way to see how well your game performs before launching it for wider distribution. It allows you to isolate and optimize successful factors and problem areas strategically. Our friends at deltaDNA share their top tips for ensuring your soft launch is a resounding success.

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July 13, 2017

Jeff Blankenburg

Today we announced that we now enable companies to control entertainment devices with the Smart Home Skill API in the Alexa Skills Kit. Here is an overview of how to connect your TVs, AV Receivers, IR Hubs, and even connected speakers to Alexa.

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July 11, 2017

Greg Bulmash

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This May, I was in Austin, Texas for O'Reilly's OSCON, one of the nation's premiere open source conferences. My talk, "Can You Roll Your Own Virtual Assistant," is now available on YouTube.

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July 06, 2017

Jesse Freeman

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If you're developing an app, you can speed up your development by using frameworks. Frameworks allow you to work with existing code libraries, so you don’t have to create these libraries yourself.

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June 23, 2017

Becky Young

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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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