Get Started with the Alexa Conversations Description Language

After you understand how Alexa Conversations Description Language (ACDL) works and you are familiar with ACDL concepts, you're ready to set up your Command-Line Interface (CLI) environment and get familiar with the directory structure.

In this section

  • Set up the ASK CLI to Use ACDL – Steps to install and configure the Alexa Skills Kit Command-Line Interface (ASK CLI) to create Alexa Conversations skills with ACDL.

  • Understand the Directory Structure of ACDL – The directory structure of Alexa Conversations skills that you create by using an ASK CLI quick-start template.

  • FAQ on ACDL – Common questions about how to create and edit Alexa Conversations skills by using ACDL.