AlexaDev Tuesday: New Alexa Developer Tools

Amazon dropped the news about six new devices last week and five of them are Alexa devices, so you can bet there are some new Alexa developer tools to go with them. But that’s not all: international Alexa support is expanding too.


New Stuff


For more details about the new Alexa devices, see my post: Amazon’s New Echo Devices – For Both US & UK.


Here’s the link roundup of all the most relevant posts about the new devices and tools, from Amazon’s Alexa Blogs.

Alexa Delivers Rich, Easy to Use New Features – for Smart Home Consumers and Developers

All-New Alexa Gadgets – Developer Tools Coming Soon

Echo Show Coming soon to UK, Germany, and Austria

Alexa and Amazon Echo Coming to Japan Later this Year

Echo Show and All-New Echo Spot: New Developer Tools in the Alexa Skills Kit
Tools for the Spot are coming soon; you can sign up to be notified about their release on the linked page.

The Alexa Voice Service Makes New Notifications Feature Available to Device Makers

How to Migrate Your Alexa Skill to the Updated Smart Home Skill API