Jeff likes to take things apart and put them back together again. He's spent the majority of his career as a web and mobile developer, but loves how much learning there is yet to do with voice as an interface.
Justin enjoys sharing his knowledge with the Alexa Developer Community to inspire others to build innovative, useful, and fun Alexa Experiences. He has a thirst for knowledge and is always learning new things. Some of his interests include software development, Japanese, hiking, and sleep, which is why he's known as SleepyDeveloper.
Explore our library of code samples on GitHub to learn how to build Alexa skills, implement new ASK features, and understand specific use cases. Start with the Alexa Cookbook, our collection of recommended short code samples that demonstrate the main components of Alexa skill development.
Join the conversation at an upcoming event. Get hands-on learning at a bootcamp or hackathon, attend a presentation at a conference, or connect with other Alexa skill developers at a local meetup.
Run by developers and enthusiasts, local community meetups give you the opportunity to meet with others who share an interest in developing Alexa skills. Join an Alexa meetup group near you to get notified of future community events in your region.
Alexa Champions is a recognition program designed to honor the most engaged developers and contributors in the community. Learn more about the Alexa Champions program and explore the Alexa Champion Gallery to meet the current Alexa Champions.
The Big Sky skill delivers personalized weather reports to more than 60,000 monthly active users. This CNET "must-have" skill also offers premimum content; 50% of customers opt in to purchase when offered.
Headspace reimagined its meditation app for voice to provide a customer experience free of mobile interruptions. Customers are responding to the simpler and more seamless option by linking accounts, trying premium experiences, and coming back for more.
Say It Now helps brands reimagine their offerings for voice in a way that yields value for both the brand and its customers. The agency's leaders say "conversational commerce" will transform the voice industry.