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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  • Kuldeep Singh

    Alexa Routines Are Now Shareable

    The Routines feature enables users to consolidate tasks into a single voice command of their choosing.
    Kuldeep Singh Sep 18, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Getting A Mobile Number In An Alexa Skill

    In this article on custom Alexa skills, I am going to demonstrate how to get a user’s mobile number for use in a custom Alexa skill.
    Abhishek Yadav Sep 12, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Getting An Email Address In An Alexa Skill

    In this article on custom Alexa skills, I am going to demonstrate how to get a user’s email address for use in a custom Alexa skill.
    Abhishek Yadav Sep 12, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Getting A Username In An Alexa Skill

    In this article on custom Alexa skills, I am going to demonstrate how to get a user’s name for use in a custom Alexa skill
    Abhishek Yadav Sep 11, 2020
  • Kuldeep Singh

    Amazon Brings Alexa Print

    Alexa Print is Alexa-enabled printing feature that allows Echo device owners to use voice commands to print out documents.
    Kuldeep Singh Sep 11, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Creating Custom Food Fact Skill Using Fact Skill Template

    In this article, I am demonstrating how to use a fact skill template to create a custom food fact skill.
    Abhishek Yadav Sep 05, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Creating An Alexa Skill That Calls An API

    In this article, I am creating a custom Alexa skill that calls an external API to fetch information.
    Abhishek Yadav Sep 02, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Creating A Custom Random Dessert Skill Using Alexa Hosted NodeJS

    in this article, a custom Alexa skill has been created which fetches a random dessert for the user.
    Abhishek Yadav Aug 30, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Slot Values Comparison Using Comparison Operators In Alexa Skill

    In this article, a custom skill is created and comparison triple equals operator is used to compare slot value and execute statements accordingly.
    Abhishek Yadav Aug 27, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Creating Custom Rock Paper Scissor Game Alexa Skill Using Alexa Hosted NodeJS

    in this article, i have created a custom rock paper scissor game alexa skill.
    Abhishek Yadav Aug 25, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Creating Custom Restaurant Reservation Alexa Skill Using Alexa Hosted NodeJS

    In this article, i have demonstrated on how to create custom alexa skill using alexa hosted node.js
    Abhishek Yadav Aug 21, 2020
  • Abhishek Yadav

    Creating Custom Birthdate Alexa Skill Using Alexa Hosted NodeJS

    In this article, i am demonstrating on how to create custom alexa skill.
    Abhishek Yadav Aug 20, 2020
  • Mahesh Chand

    How To Add Beta Testers To Test An Alexa Skill

    Learn how to add a list of beta testers to your Alexa skill to test the skill.
    Mahesh Chand Aug 17, 2020
  • Akash Nagina

    Slots in Alexa and How to Use Them

    This blog is about declaring and using Alexa slots. You will see lambda code to read slot values.
    Akash Nagina Apr 22, 2020
  • Pradeep Yadav

    Policies For Submitting Alexa Skills

    In this article, we will be discussing guidelines for publishing skills on Alexa.
    Pradeep Yadav Nov 20, 2019
  • Pradeep Yadav

    SSML In Alexa Skill Kit - Part Two

    In this article, we will learn about SSML in Alexa Skill Kit.
    Pradeep Yadav Nov 12, 2019
  • Pradeep Yadav

    SSML in Alexa Skill Kit

    In this blog, we will learn about SSML in the Alexa Skill Kit.
    Pradeep Yadav Nov 11, 2019
  • Pradeep Yadav

    Managing Attributes in Alexa Skill Kit

    In this article, we will learn about the Alexa Skill Kit. The Alexa Skills Kit is a software development kit (SDK) that enables a developer to build skills.
    Pradeep Yadav Nov 06, 2019
  • John Iwasz

    Introduction To Voice User Experience Design

    Not just a primer on designing the voice interaction model for Alexa; this article covers invocation names, intents, utterances, and slots, as well as, practical lessons learned from deploying Alex...
    John Iwasz Jan 16, 2019
  • John Iwasz

    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 ...
    John Iwasz Nov 28, 2018
  • Mahesh Chand

    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.
    Mahesh Chand Nov 16, 2018
  • John Iwasz

    How To Debug An Alexa .NET Core Skill

    This article illustrates best practices for debugging and testing .NET Core Alexa Skills.
    John Iwasz Nov 13, 2018
  • Datta Sai Krishna

    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.
    Datta Sai Krishna Sep 07, 2018
  • Datta Sai Krishna

    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...
    Datta Sai Krishna Aug 12, 2018
  • Riya Joshi

    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.
    Riya Joshi Aug 11, 2018
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