AlexaDev Tuesday

AlexaDev Tuesday: Managing The Alexa Interaction Model

AlexaDev Tuesday: Managing The Alexa Interaction Model

The user could say literally anything when interacting with your skill, so how do you avoid dead ends in that conversation?

AlexaDev Tuesday: Skill Builder Beta Bug

AlexaDev Tuesday: Skill Builder Beta Bug

In working with the Skill Builder BETA I found a bug, and figured I’d share.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Coding Alexa Skills for Echo Show

AlexaDev Tuesday: Coding Alexa Skills for Echo Show

With Amazon’s documentation, templates and sample code, coding Alexa skills for Echo Show is well within reach of skill devs.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Hackster.io’s Alexa Section Is A Skill Developer Treasure Trove

AlexaDev Tuesday: Hackster.io’s Alexa Section Is A Skill Developer Treasure Trove

You’ll find LOTS of sample code, demos and inspiration at Hackster.io’s Alexa section.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Free Alexa Skill Programming Webinar

AlexaDev Tuesday: Free Alexa Skill Programming Webinar

Step-by-step guidance on how to ship your first Alexa Skill.

AlexaDev Tuesday – Check Those Alexa Skill Metrics:  It’s Easy!

AlexaDev Tuesday – Check Those Alexa Skill Metrics: It’s Easy!

Amazon provides easy Alexa skill metrics tools right in the developer portal.

AlexaDev Tuesday: Top Alexa Skill User Complaints

AlexaDev Tuesday: Top Alexa Skill User Complaints

The top Alexa skill user complaints I hear over and over.

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.

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 […]

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.

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