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AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Skills With Reusable Code

AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Skills With Reusable Code

Focus on developing Alexa skills with reusable code: one strong concept can yield great returns.

5/27/17 LME Weekly Summary

5/27/17 LME Weekly Summary

Links to all of the previous week’s posts along with a brief summary of each.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Amazon Policy For Ads In Alexa Skills

AlexaDev Tuesday: Amazon Policy For Ads In Alexa Skills

Finally: there’s an official Amazon policy for ads in Alexa skills. Now it should be much easier for skill devs to figure out what is and isn’t okay with respect to monetization based on in-skill ads.     The new policy is presented in terms of certification guidelines. From the Alexa Skills Kit Policy Testing […]

5/20/17 LME Weekly Summary

5/20/17 LME Weekly Summary

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AlexaDev Tuesday: Amazon Pays Alexa Skill Royalties In A New, Trial Program

AlexaDev Tuesday: Amazon Pays Alexa Skill Royalties In A New, Trial Program

Amazon, on a trial basis at least, has started paying devs Alexa skill royalties.

5/13/17 LME Weekly Summary

5/13/17 LME Weekly Summary

The LME Weekly Summary: links to all of the previous week’s posts along with a brief summary of each.

AlexaDev Tuesday: The First Cortana Skills Will Be Free, Too

AlexaDev Tuesday: The First Cortana Skills Will Be Free, Too

Microsoft is soliciting devs to join its Cortana skills beta, but unfortunately for developers it appears the first Cortana skills will be free.

5/6/17 LME Weekly Summary

5/6/17 LME Weekly Summary

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AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Skills Kit Expanded SSML Support

AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Skills Kit Expanded SSML Support

Alexa can simulate human moods and responses much better now via the use of special SSML tags that allow for whispering, pitch changes, bleeping to censor certain words, and more.

4/29/17 LME Weekly Summary

4/29/17 LME Weekly Summary

Links to all of the previous week’s posts along with a brief summary of each.

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