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Voicebot and Chatbot Design by Rachel Batish

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Developing skills on Amazon Alexa

Amazon provides a developer console for developers to build their Alexa skills. Recently, Amazon also launched Alexa Blueprint, which lets non-developers build "personal skills" for home and game use cases.

In this tutorial, I will focus on the stages to build an Alexa skill for business use cases.

  1. Create or sign in to your Amazon Developer account: Before you can build your Alexa skill, you will need to go to the Amazon Developer portal (http://developer.amazon.com/) and open a (free) account. If you already have an account, just click on the Sign in button.
    Developing skills on Amazon Alexa

    Figure 10: Developing a skill on the Amazon Developer portal ...

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