AlexaDev Tuesday – Alexa Display Template Skill Design and Coding Deep Dive: Introduction

Why an Alexa display template skill design and coding deep dive? When the Echo Show was first announced one of my earliest skill concepts for it was a Tarot card reader. It seemed like a great fit for the platform, and a type of app that tends to be popular in other formats. I figured that with Amazon's Display Template tools, building a skill like this would be a cake walk. I couldn't have been...

Big News: Alexa Repeating Reminders Are Here!

Post Updated 8/2/18 - Amazon is doing a great job of filling in the gaps in Alexa functionality to deliver features users have been wanting from the beginning. Just last week I shared the news that Alexa wake to music is now available, and now the news is out that Alexa repeating reminders are here---for both the US and UK!     Finally, you can set repeating reminders for things like...