AlexaDev Tuesday

AlexaDev Tuesday: Which Alexa Skill Should You Create?

AlexaDev Tuesday: Which Alexa Skill Should You Create?

Alexa skills can be written in any programming language that can parse, and output to, JSON. So choosing your coding language is easy. Just go with the one you’re most comfortable and experienced with. The more difficult part is deciding: which Alexa skill should you create?     Here are some questions that should help […]

AlexaDev Tuesday: Meet Alexa’s Chatbot Brother Lex

AlexaDev Tuesday: Meet Alexa’s Chatbot Brother Lex

Amazon recently launched a free preview program of their new chatbot development platform, called Lex, branching out from Alexa tech.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Speechcons Make Her Slang Sound Natural

AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Speechcons Make Her Slang Sound Natural

Speechcons are Amazon’s pre-programmed library of audio clips for use in U.S. skills, with Alexa speaking slang words, phrases and interjections.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Skill Monetization With Pay To Subscribe

AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Skill Monetization With Pay To Subscribe

With its introduction of Pay To Subscribe, Amazon may have quietly dropped the last piece of the puzzle into place for Alexa skill developers.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Local Skills

AlexaDev Tuesday: Local Skills

Struggling to come up with ideas for skills with wide appeal? Start thinking about building local skills.

1/24/17 AlexaDev Tuesday: Amazon’s Tips for Using Cards with Your Alexa Skill

1/24/17 AlexaDev Tuesday: Amazon’s Tips for Using Cards with Your Alexa Skill

Alexa skill display cards have gotten a major upgrade with Amazon’s recent release of enhanced cards, and these tips will help you make the most of them.

AlexaDev Tuesday: AWS Public Datasets

AlexaDev Tuesday: AWS Public Datasets

Amazon AWS’s large library of free, publicly-available, dynamic datasets is a great resource for building data-driven Alexa skills.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Enhanced Alexa Display Cards

AlexaDev Tuesday: Enhanced Alexa Display Cards

If you want to get out ahead of the curve when Amazon’s new touchscreen device launches, don’t miss this opportunity.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Amazon Is Hiring Alexa Developers & Related Staff

AlexaDev Tuesday: Amazon Is Hiring Alexa Developers & Related Staff

Amazon’s staffing up its Alexa departments across the nation and the world.

AlexaDev Tuesday – New City Guide Alexa Skill Template

AlexaDev Tuesday – New City Guide Alexa Skill Template

A new Alexa skill template has been released for creation of City Guide skills.

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