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Using cards in custom Alexa skills
September 15, 2017

This video expands on my free Alexa development course at http://dabblelab.com/courses and walks through using home cards in a custom Alexa skill.

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Debugging Lambda Functions used for Alexa Skills
September 8, 2017

In this video I’ll show you a simple way to debug Lambda functions that are used for Amazon Alexa skills.

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Introduction to the Alexa Skills Kit CLI (ASK-CLI)
September 6, 2017

The Alexa Skill Management API and an associated command line interface (the ASK CLI) let developers programmatically manage Alexa skills and related …

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Testing Alexa Skills without an Amazon Echo
September 1, 2017

In this video you’ll see a few different ways you can voice test your Amazon Alexa skills without using an Amazon Echo.

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Introduction to using slots in Alexa skills
August 25, 2017

An introduction to using slots in custom Amazon Alexa skill. This is a follow up to my last video that provided an introduction to custom intents in Alexa skills.

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Using intents with custom Alexa skills
August 18, 2017

This video walks through coding event handlers in an Amazon Alexa custom skill.

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Packaging Lambda Functions for Alexa Skills
August 18, 2017

Video Transcript Hey, this is Steve with Dabble Lab. In this quick video, I’m going to walk through packaging and deploying…

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Packaging Lambda Function code for Alexa skills
August 18, 2017

This video walks through how to package and deploy Node.js code for an Amazon Alexa skill that is hosted as an AWS Lambda function.

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Playing mp3 audio files in an Alexa skill using SSML
August 11, 2017

Learn how to play mp3 files from a custom Alexa skill using SSML.

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Using SSML in custom Alexa skills
August 4, 2017

This video provides a quick introduction to SSML or Speech Synthesis Markup Language and a short walkthrough demo on how to use SSML to have more …

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