After more than three months of hard work from Alexa developers around the world, the Alexa Skill Challenge: Tech for Good has concluded. Last week, we held our final judging event to determine the grand prize winner of this challenge from the 10 finalists selected.[Read More]
In this article, I am going to talk about two different types of events and how to make the most of them. Going to events may seem like a particularly daunting task, but having a face-to-face connection with people in the industry is extremely important.
In this technical post, I build upon the coffee shop skill and share how you can simplify dialog management with the new slot validations feature.[Read More]
With over 60,000 active monthly users, Big Sky has earned Steven Arkonovich both income and publicity. But when in-skill purchasing became available, he saw the opportunity to build a sustainable revenue stream by selling premium, personalized content to customers.[Read More]
Learn how to use the Alexa Presentation Language (APL), Amazon’s new voice-first design language, to create rich, interactive displays for Alexa skills and tailor the experience for tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices.[Read More]
takt1 likes to describe itself as the "Netflix for Classical Music." Recently, they brought their service to the big screen with Amazon Fire TV. Why was Fire TV their first choice? Find out their reasons and more in this edition of Dev Chat.[Read More]