Alexa Skills
Alexa is an intelligent personal assistant developed by Amazon, made popular by the Amazon Echo and the Amazon Echo Dot devices developed by Amazon Lab126. It is capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts, playing audiobooks, and providing weather, traffic, and other real time information, such as news. Alexa can also control several smart devices using itself as a home automation system.

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  • Use Alexa Without An Echo Device

    Don't have an Echo and want to use an Alexa skill? No problem. This article shows you methods for using Alexa even if you don't have the Echo device. Have you developed an Amazon skill and ...
  • Amazon Announces Alexa-hosted Skills Preview

    Amazon’s Alexa team just made easier for Alexa skill developers to build, publish, and test their Alexa skills without spending too much time on getting AWS accounts and setting up back end services.
  • How To Debug An Alexa .NET Core Skill

    This article illustrates best practices for debugging and testing .NET Core Alexa Skills.
  • Publishing An Alexa Skill (Synonyms Finder) To Alexa Skill Store - Part Three

    In this article, I will explain the process of publishing an Alexa skill to Alexa store.
  • Creating An Alexa Skill (Synonyms Finder) - Part Two - AWS Lambda Function And Integration

    In this part-2 of article we shall learn how we can create a AWS Lambda function and integrate it with Alexa skill. We will also learn how we can call external API within our AWS Lambda function an...
  • Develop And Deploy Alexa Skills With Visual Studio Code Extension

    Now developers who are using the Visual Code editor can create and deploy Alexa skills with an open source extension published by Amazon Alexa dev team.
  • Creating An Alexa Skill (Synonyms Finder) - Part One - Introduction And Interaction Model

    In this article, we shall know how we can create a basic Alexa Skill and also understand key concepts how an Alexa skill is created.
  • Amazon’s Alexa Skills Kit Announced For Python Beta

    Amazon has announced the release of the Alexa Skills Kit for Python beta (a software development kit language) mainly for developers and businesses as well as those who are interested in making voi...
  • Amazon Launches A New Alexa Skills Kit Developer Console In Beta

    Amazon has announced a new Alexa Skill Kit Developer Console as a Beta release.
  • Amazon Launches A New Test Simulator (Beta) for Alexa Skills

    Amazon has just announced a new Test Simulator (Beta) to test Alexa Skills.