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Alexa Skills Projects by Madhur Bhargava

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Testing the skill

The Test tab should bring up the Alexa simulator:

Fig 5.34: ASK simulator

The Alexa simulator greatly reduces the need for an actual Amazon Echo since you can easily test the CryptoOracle skill using just the simulator.

Enter Alexa launch CryptoOracle in the text box, as shown in the following screenshot, and press Enter:

Figure 5.35: Launching the skill via the skill simulator

Alexa should reply with the correct response and, if the volume of your computer is turned on, you can even hear Alexa speaking that response.

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