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.
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.
With this tutorial, you learn the basics of AWS Lambda by creating a classic “Hello World” function. You’ll use CloudFormation from the command line to create the Lambda function, then manually invoke it to prove it works.
This step-by-step, hands-on AWS CloudFormation tutorial is ideal for beginners. You will create a simple CloudFormation stack containing a single resource. And you’ll be doing it twice: with AWS CloudFormation Console, then with AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI).
A key pair is required when connecting to an AWS EC2 instance. I’ll step you through how to create a key pair without having to go to the Amazon Management Console.
If you’re new to GitHub and are looking for a step-by-step guide on collaboration, this Exercise is for you!