With this tutorial, you’ll personalize an Alexa skill experience by saving and retrieving session data in an Amazon DynamoDB database.
With this tutorial, you’ll personalize an Alexa skill experience by saving and retrieving session data on Amazon S3 storage.
With this tutorial, you’ll add logic to an Alexa skill intent by updating the skill’s backend Python code. Programming experience is not necessary, I provide the code and the steps for adding it.
The Alexa Interaction Model includes intents (stuff we ask Alexa to do), utterances (what we say to Alexa), and slots (variables in the stuff we ask Alexa to do). This tutorial steps you through creating each of these Interaction components.
With this tutorial, you’ll create the bare-bones of a custom Alexa skill with a customized ‘welcome’ message using the Alexa Development Console (ADC).
Hands-on experience is a proven to deepen a learning experience by increasing retention and building better intuition. My series of “Quick & Dirty” tutorials is designed to quickly give you (fun!) hands-on experience creating custom Alexa skills.
You can embed multiple ingress/egress rules in a single AWS::EC2::SecurityGroup CloudFormation template Resource declaration. Just be sure to format your template correctly. Don’t do what I did!
An Amazon EC2 instance needs to be given privileges and opened ports in order to access files on an Amazon S3 bucket. This post offers a quick reference, as well as a tutorial to walk you through setting up an EC2 and copying files between an EC2 and S3 bucket.
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`estimate-template-cost` is a nifty command for creating an estimate of costs associated with your AWS CFN template. Results are viewed in a browser window.
Finding an AWS Marketplace AMI image ID is not always straight-forward, but it’s getting easier. Here’s how to find that ID, as of 02/2020.