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Building Voice-Enabled Apps with Alexa by Kory Becker

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Chapter 4. Submitting, Certifying, and Monetizing

Now that you’ve developed your very own Amazon Alexa skill, you’ll probably want to share it with others. So far, we’ve learned how to debug and test our skills, locally on our own computers, by using the chatskills and alexa-app-server packages.

Chatskills allowed you to run the Alexa app right on the command-line, interacting via text with a chatbot interface, to execute your skill intents. Likewise, alexa-app-server also allowed executing the skill, but from a web browser interface, while displaying the complete JSON messages being passed back and forth to the Alexa server and our web service endpoint. Of course, we really want to see our skill running on an actual physical device, such as ...

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