The Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) is a collection of self-service APIs, tools, documentation, and code samples that makes it easier to start building Alexa skills. Skills are like apps for Alexa, enabling customers to perform everyday tasks or engage with your content naturally with voice.
Join hundreds of thousands of developers who are building Alexa skills to engage and delight customers on more than 100 million Alexa-enabled devices.
|Date||Name||Summary||Locale Availability||Links||Release Type|
|12/11/2019||Custom Tasks (preview) and Direct Skill Connections||Create custom connected skill experiences with tasks (preview) and direct skill connections||All||Preview|
|11/26/2019||Alexa Emotions and Speaking Styles||Use new Alexa emotions and speaking styles to create a more natural voice experience||US, AU||Generally Available|
|11/20/2019||Ordinal & Phone Number Built-in Slots (Beta)||PhoneNumber (beta) and Ordinal (beta) built-in slot types expand to all locales||All||Beta|
|11/18/2019||Web API for Games (Preview)||Build games with web technologies (preview)||All||Preview|
|11/8/2019||Voice Permissions for Reminders||Customers can now use voice to give your skills permission for reminders||All||