Using the Alexa Conversations Description Language (ACDL)

This section contains information about using the Alexa Conversations Description Language (ACDL).

For reference material, see Alexa Conversations Description Language Reference and Alexa Conversations Core Library Reference.

In this section

This section contains the following pages:

  • Using Actions in ACDL – Actions represent some aspect of the skill's behavior, such as responding to a question by saying or displaying some information, or a request to fulfill a task by invoking a back-end API.

  • Using Events in ACDL – Events represent triggers, such as something the user says.

  • Using Responses in ACDL – Responses are actions that render text, audio, or visual content to the user, along with any necessary arguments and a response act that indicates the situation that triggers the response.