ACK Development Tutorials

The following tutorials provide step-by-step instructions to set up and use an Alexa Connect Kit (ACK) development kit.

Tutorial 1: Set up an ACK development kit

The development kit for Alexa Connect Kit (ACK) comes with a development board with an integrated ACK module. Use this guide to set up and register a development device with Alexa. You then run upload a sample app on your development kit and control a smart light with the Alexa app.

Set up an ACK development kit

Tutorial 2: Prototype your product

This guide outlines the steps to create an ACK product prototype.

First, you create a virtual product in the ACK console to define the Alexa capabilities that your product supports. Then you provision an ACK module as your virtual product and run a sample application on your hardware and control it with the Alexa app. Finally, you learn how to edit your virtual product and application to customize your prototype.

Prototype your product

Tutorial 3: Module Utility CLI quick start

The Alexa Connect Kit (ACK) Module Utility is a java tool for you to manage your ACK module. You can use this tool to perform common tasks either from the command line, or in scripts when you develop and manufacture a product built with ACK.

Module Utility CLI quick start