Create custom Alexa skill using AWS Lambda function
Learn to create Skill for Alexa enabled devices such as Amazon Echo for absolute beginners
Updated on Sep, 2023
Language - English
AI is Artificial intelligence, Study of intelligent agents and takes actions. Skills are an ability to perform an operation on devices enabled with Amazon Alexa like Echo.
Throughout this series, I am going to teach you How to create your own custom Alexa skill using Alexa skill console, Alexa SDK, and use AWS Lambda function for this.
This course includes 5 Core components for creating your own custom Skills.
- Alexa is a virtual assistant by Amazon. It contains some skill using which user can do various things such as ask for service etc.
- Alexa skill Kit provides a user interface to for Build, Measure, and Test skill which is known as Skill kit.
- AWS Lambda function is backbone on your skill. Alexa skill will send a request to our lambda function and it will perform the original operation.
- Alexa Skill SDK used to create handlers that will generate a response to our skill in form of JSON. So we just need to call those function only. We will use both Alexa SDK and Alexa Core SDK.
- ASK CLI is a command line tool which allows us to create skill as well as deploy, clone too.
What will you learn in this course:
- Use Alexa Skill Console to create skills
- Publish your skills to store
- Use Alexa Core SDK for performing operations
- Create lambda function for custom skills
What are the prerequisites for this course?
- Basic knowledge of what is Chatbots
- Amazon’s Developer Account
- AWS Account
Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course
- Introduction to Course 03:00 03:00
- What is AI & Alexa? 03:54 03:54
- What is Alexa Skill? 04:44 04:44
Alexa Skill Kit (Basic concepts)
Alexa Skill Kit (Advance concepts)
Using Ask CLI & Alexa SDK
Advanced Alexa Operations
Conclusion & More
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