May 24, 2020
Alexa Slots, Part 2
Amazon has a large number of predefined slot types for you to use in your Alexa skill but there will undoubtedly be times when you need something more specific. Learn how easy it is to create custom slots to easily identify your users needs
May 09, 2020
Alexa Slots, Part 1
Grabbing a part of what a user says while using your Amazon Alexa skill is easy with slots. By using either predefined or custom slots, you can save parts of speech to variables that can be used at any point during the current session.
April 19, 2020
Work Locally on Your Alexa Skill
If you've created a Lambda function for you Alexa skill you can work in the AWS console but that's not the nicest experience, especially when you have a text editor configured exactly how you want it. Thankfully, it's simple to work locally and deploy.