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Hands-on Building Alexa Skills [Video]
Hands-on Building Alexa Skills [Video]

Hands-on Building Alexa Skills: Learn voice user interface design. Create Alexa Skills without coding and deploy them to the Skills store [Video]

By Paul Hickey
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Video Jan 2020 2 hours 20 minutes 1st Edition
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  • Engage and captivate your target audience via a strong opening invocation series
  • Build a conversation that works for your business growth goals and your stakeholders' demands
  • Navigate the Alexa Skills Testing and Submission/Approval Process and build Voice UIs

Description

Alexa is the most popular and widely used virtual assistant. Using simple voice commands, you can ask Alexa to find and read the news, play music, order a pizza, or control other smart home devices. The most valuable use of these voice-based apps on top of Alexa, called Alexa Skills, is for business use. There is a risk that many businesses are not taking advantage of Alexa Skills benefits, and are also wondering how and why they can—and should—use Alexa Skills to help drive their business growth. This course introduces the core concepts of voice design and how to program your backend using the Alexa Skills Kit. You will learn Voice User Interface Design principles, and how to build custom voice commands for Alexa devices using the Alexa Skills Kit, Voiceflow, and Node.js. You will explore the Alexa ecosystem and the components that make up custom Alexa skills; learn how to configure the Amazon Developer Portal, and create, code, and deploy it using Voiceflow, Node.js, Lambda functions, and Amazon Web Services. You will discover how to test your skills in the browser and on an actual Alexa device and share them with other Alexa users. You will learn to develop, test, validate, and troubleshooting skills, manage the publishing process, and work with the Alexa developer console. By the end of this course, you will be able to create voice UIs, configure Alexa skill functionality, and test/expand your skills. This course is suitable for developers who want to learn how to master Alexa Skills and use Alexa to build amazing voice UI applications, with real-world commercial benefit. Basic JavaScript and Node.js experience would be beneficial but not necessary.

What you will learn

The fundamentals that empower users and customers to converse effectively with their devices Add metadata that your skill will use in the Alexa app to reach its desired audience Create opening invocations that make sense and engage your audiences Learn proper conversation flow, prompts, and stop messages Prioritize your conversation paths for top-notch user experience and customer journey Write proper synonyms to keep the user engaged and conversation going How to properly test your skills and keep users engaged Learn the Alexa Skill Testing, Submission and Approval/Publishing Process

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Publication date : Jan 22, 2020
Length 2 hours 20 minutes
Edition : 1st Edition
Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781838985660
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Publication date : Jan 22, 2020
Length 2 hours 20 minutes
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Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781838985660
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Table of Contents

7 Chapters
1. Why All Businesses Need Alexa Skills Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
2. Setting Up an Amazon Developer Account Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
3. Setting Up a Voiceflow Account Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
4. Writing Your Skill's Title, Description, and Icon Creation Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
5. Starting to Write Your Skill - Learn the Basic Blocks Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
6. Adding Advanced Functionality to Your Skill - Logic and Advanced Blocks Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
7. Testing and Deployment Chevron down icon Chevron up icon

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