Comprehensive Alexa Skill Development course (2018 Updated)

Comprehensive Alexa Skill Development course (2018 Updated)

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Course Description

Learn how to develop Alexa Skills using Alexa Skills Kit (ASK). Add custom Skills to your Amazon Echo, Echo Dot devices. June 11, 2018 - Updated content for new Amazon developer console and new AWS lambda function interface. *** This is the first comprehensive online course on Alexa Skills Development *** Welcome to comprehensive Alexa Skill Development course. Do you want to learn how to develop skills for Amazon's Alexa? This course is for you. It is the perfect time to learn Alexa Skill Development. Soon there will be a lot of requirement for Alexa Skill Developers, as many companies want to add Alexa voice control to their products and services. This comprehensive Alexa Skill tutorial teaches required skills to become Alexa Skill Developer. This course covers almost all features of Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) with real-world example skills (including a published skill), which includes 47 Lectures, source code and 9.5 hours of content. Here are a few highlights of the c

ourse: Learn how to develop skills using both Lambda function and Web Service as an endpoint. Node.js tutorial - In case you are not familiar with Node.js coding, this course teaches required knowledge on Node.js to develop Alexa Skills. Coding from scratch - For the first skill, we will not be using any templates. We will start with empty file and code line by line so that you will understand how the whole Alexa Skill flow works end to end. Learning by example - I believe in learning by example, so we will be learning and exercising features of Alexa through developing skills. Beginner to Expert - I carefully designed this course, such that it works for all levels of students. Learn how to set up your local environment and AWS CLI, so that you can automate the process of uploading Alexa Skills from your local machine Account linking feature - In this course, you will be learning how to use account linking feature of Alexa Skills kit, so that you can link Alexa user with the user in your system. We will be developing a skill called 'Email checker' using this feature. Learn how to develop skill using Node.js and Python languages. Learn most of the features of Alexa Skills Kit like: SSML tags Including card in your response Sessions feature Built-in intents and slots Account linking feature Learn how to set up your local environment and AWS CLI, so that you can automate the process of uploading Alexa Skills from your local machine Learn to do automated testing of your skills using Mocha test framework and Python Unittest. Learn FLASK-ASK framework - For developing skills using Web Service as an endpoint. Learn how to access external database like AWS DynamoDB from your Alexa Skill to store per-user information Learn how to access external APIs from your Alexa Skills Please feel free to check out course content and preview videos to know about this course. Who is the target audience? This course is for developers who want to develop and publish skills for Alexa This course is for hobbyists who want to add custom skills for their Amazon Echo

What you will learn

Develop Alexa skills using Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) and publish skills to Alexa Skill Store Develop Alexa Skills using AWS Lambda function or Web Service as an end point Create Skills using Account linking feature of Alexa Skills Kit, so that you can link Alexa user with use in your system Do automated testing of Alexa Skills using Mocha test framework or Python Unittest framework Learn how to access external APIs from your Alexa Skills Learn how to access external database like AWS DynamoDB from your Alexa Skill to store per user information Learn how to setup your local environment and AWS CLI, so that you can automate the process of uploading Alexa Skills from your local machine Learn how to use FLASK-ASK framework to develop Alexa Skills Create your own custom skills for Amazon Echo, Echo dot devices

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting started

Section 2: First skill - Greetings Skill using AWS Lambda function

Section 3: Greetings skill using Web service as an end point

Section 4: Food Nutrition Lookup skill development

Section 5: Account Linking Feature - Email checker skill