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3/28/17 AlexaDev Tuesday: Kids Who Code

3/28/17 AlexaDev Tuesday: Kids Who Code

Kids who code, or think they might like to try, should definitely look into the Alexa Skills Kit.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Smart Home Lock Control & Query

AlexaDev Tuesday: Alexa Smart Home Lock Control & Query

Announcing a new tool for Alexa Smart Home Skill Kit developers: Alexa Smart Home Lock Control & Query, for use with smart locks.

2/18/17 LME Weekly Summary

2/18/17 LME Weekly Summary

Here’s the 2/18/17 LME Weekly Summary: links to all of the previous week’s posts along with a brief summary of each. Click through on the links to view the full post for any you’re interested in.     2/13/17 Things To Ask Alexa: Valentine’s Day Edition Fun things to ask Alexa for an unexpected, informative […]

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.

2/4/17 LME Weekly Summary

2/4/17 LME Weekly Summary

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

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.

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.

Alexa 101: For Anyone Giving Or Getting An Alexa Device

Alexa 101: For Anyone Giving Or Getting An Alexa Device

Essential information most Alexa device owners find helpful, for both givers and recipients of Alexa devices.

AlexaDev Tuesday: ASK Built-In Library Dev Preview

AlexaDev Tuesday: ASK Built-In Library Dev Preview

Amazon’s announced a huge expansion of the Alexa Skills Kit’s built-in library of slots and intents.

Smart Home On A Budget: Alternative Alexa Devices

Smart Home On A Budget: Alternative Alexa Devices

Alexa’s become so popular, she’s no longer content to live only in the Echo, Dot and Tap.

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