With this tutorial, you’ll personalize an Alexa skill experience by saving and retrieving session data in an Amazon DynamoDB database.
Add Persistent Data to a Custom Alexa Skill using Amazon S3
With this tutorial, you’ll personalize an Alexa skill experience by saving and retrieving session data on Amazon S3 storage.
Create a Custom Alexa Skill, Part 3 (Code an Intent)
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.
Create a Custom Alexa Skill, Part 2 (Intents, Utterances, Slots)
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.
Create a Custom Alexa Skill, Part 1 (“Hello Zoo!”)
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).
About “My Zoo” Skill
My Zoo is a fun little Alexa skill you can make using my Quick & Dirty tutorial series, “Create a Custom Alexa Skill”.
Quick & Dirty Tutorials
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.