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.


  • 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
  • Datta Sai Krishna

    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.
    Datta Sai Krishna Aug 03, 2018