Quick Reference: Create a Smart Home Skill for Alexa

The following resources help you build skills for smart home devices such as cameras, lights, locks, thermostats, smart TVs, and so on.

Concepts and procedures

API reference

  • Capability Interface Message Guide – A topic that describes the structure of messages that your smart home skill and Alexa exchange, and links to the API reference pages for building skills for smart home devices.

Sample code

Blog posts

Videos, podcasts, and webinars

Twitch streams