Devloping and distributing an Alexa Skill (Part 2)

This guide continues from Part 1 where we review how to set up the app. Now we’re ready to code the Lambda function that will actually perform the Skill’s dialogue with a user. The Lamda Function code editor is pretty decent. With it, you can add and edit files easily, and they will store to… Continue reading Devloping and distributing an Alexa Skill (Part 2)

Developing and distributing an Alexa Skill (Part 1)

Despite my protests, my wife went ahead and bought an Alexa Echo for the house. I didn’t like giving Amazon access to so much personal data, and still don’t, but now, having used the device for a month or so, it has become helpful. After you get over the unsavory way in which Alexa tries… Continue reading Developing and distributing an Alexa Skill (Part 1)