This course is designed to help absolute beginners develop skills with Amazon's Alexa. In this course you will learn how to build out 10 different skills for Alexa, including an interactive story (or choose your own adventure game skill).
Don't have an Amazon Echo? No problem! We start the course by showing you how to build your own Amazon Alexa device using a Raspberry Pi 3. So you can use either device!
You will build the following skills;
You will how to make Alexa rap like eminem, how to make her rhyme like shakespeare and use both iambic pentameter and rhyming couplets. You will learn how to use SSML (Synthesis Speech Markup Language) and how to use Audacity to create your own interactive stories with sound effects and where you star as the narrator. This course will show you how to use Node.JS, Amazon Web Services, and other core AWS services such as Lambda, DynamoDB, S3 etc.
You do not need to have any development or AWS experience what so ever to do this course. We show you the absolute fundamentals.
This is a truly 21st century course and is aimed at absolute beginners. Start building your own serverless skills today on Amazon's Alexa.
I am the founder of A Cloud Guru and an Amazon Web Services community hero. I hold every associate certification and I am a certified AWS Solutions Architect Professional. I am ex-Rackspace, ex-Sungard & ex-Smart421. I have been working in the Cloud space since it's very inception.
I am not just another I.T. trainer. I teach Cloud because I know it. Inside and out. I've worked as a systems administrator, developer, solutions architect & managing director/general manager for some of the biggest companies in cloud. My courses are not just some other IT training course, delivered by some IT trainer. My background is very hands on. I live eat and breath cloud. I will teach you everything that I know. If you want some boring, high level and theoretical cloud training platform, then my courses are not for you! You will love my courses because of my explain it like I'm 5 approach.
I have 17 years experience in IT in total and I am fluent across both Windows and Linux platforms. My courses are all cloud based and will be aimed to accommodate both absolute beginners, as well professionals. I always start with the basics and by the end of my courses you will be proficient as a Cloud Guru. Please add me on Linkedin or follow me on Twitter!
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I'm based in Australia and currently hold all 5 AWS certifications. I currently work as a Cloud Solution Engineer specialising in AWS automation, and have 10 years experience as a Linux and UNIX System Administrator.