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Alexa Skills Projects by Madhur Bhargava

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Testing the skill

Our skill is now complete and we are ready to test it. The skill can be tested via the actual Amazon Echo device or via the Amazon Service Simulator. We shall first test our skill via the Amazon Service Simulator and then via an actual Amazon Echo device.

On the Test page, scroll down to the Service Simulator and enter the Alexa, Launch Factly text, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 4.39: Testing the Factly Skill via the Amazon Service Simulator, step 1

If you look closely at Alexa's response, then you can already see that it has included the launch count, which it has fetched from DynamoDB along with the response ...

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