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Alexa Skills Kit Feature Updates

Date Name Summary Locale  Links Type Category

3/26/2020

Audit Logs API

Use audit logs to retrieve the history of all the skill-building operations performed in an Alexa developer account

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Documentation

Generally Available

Development Tools

3/26/2020

Sensitivity Tuning for Fallback Intent

Sensitivity tuning lets you tune your skill model to respond to more customer requests with the Fallback Intent

US, DE

Documentation

Generally Available

Request APIs

Custom Skills

3/25/2020

Alexa Presentation Language (APL) 1.3

Add visuals to your skills with the next version of the Alexa Presentation Language (APL).

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Alexa Blog

Documentation

Generally Available

Custom Skills

Response APIs

3/24/2020

 

Intent Confidence

Measure your skill's intent confidence in the Analytics tab of the Developer Console to improve your interaction model.

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Alexa Blog

Documentation

Generally Available

Analytics

Custom Skills

3/16/2020

Timers API

 

Add timers capabilities to your skills with the Timers API

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Alexa Blog

Documentation

Generally Available

Custom Skills

System Function APIs

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