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Alexa Dev Chat Podcast - Edpisode 15

Submitted by Peter on Fri, 07/14/2017 - 18:34

Just a quick heads up. Episode 14 has just been released of the Alexa Dev Chat Podcast.

The following is the podcast details:

In this episode Dave chats with with Jen Rapp. Jen served as the Alexa Skills Kit product manager for developing the new interfaces Alexa skill developers use with Echo Show. She and her team worked to create everything from the new template layouts to the hint directive to the built-in navigational intents.

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Alexa Dev Chat Podcast - Edpisode 14

Submitted by Peter on Sun, 06/18/2017 - 14:01

Just a quick heads up. Episode 14 has just been released of the Alexa Dev Chat Podcast.

The following is the podcast details:

In the episode Dave chats with the GE Appliances WiFi Connect Cloud team. They have taken an interesting approach to their Alexa Skill, rather than creating multiple skills for each GE appliance in your home they have created one super skill, named Geneva. The team shares what they learned creating Geneva and how to test and evolve such a complex interaction model.

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June 2017 Skill Developer Rewards

Submitted by Peter on Sat, 06/03/2017 - 20:07

Amazon regularly gives rewards that can be claimed by skill developers when they publish a skill.

For US skill developers June will be a very special month. Thins months reward is actually an Echo Dot. This is an absolute amazing reward and is a great opportunity for developers that do not have an Echo yet. Apart from the skill being published between the 1st of June and the 30th of June, there are no limitations upon what the skill does.

For the UK, German and Indian skill developers you can grab yourself a t-shirt.

Alexa Dev Chat Podcast - Edpisode 13

Submitted by Peter on Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:03

Just a quick heads up. Episode 13 has just been released of the Alexa Dev Chat Podcast.

The following is the podcast details:

In the episode Dave chats with John Kelvie. John is the CTO of XAPPMedia and one of the founders of Bespoken, a suite of tools that helps developers with building, debugging and monitoring their Alexa Skills.

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