Amazon Echo Development Basics

Learn how to setup Amazon Echo for development with NodeJs and Amazon Lambda
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 34 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

This course is for developers who want to develop Amazon Echo skills/apps. You will be taken through Amazon Alexa examples to get started. Examples touched on this course are the well known hello world, wikipedia reading articles from a day of the year in history, and back and forth dialog from Pulp Fiction the movie. Nodejs, Amazon Lambda, and the Alexa developer portal are the main technologies used in this course. The goal of this course is for you to walk away knowing how to create basic skills for Amazon Echo. If you purchased an Echo and want to show off your development skills to friends and family this will get you started!

What are the requirements?

  • Register for a Amazon Web Services Account
  • Register for a Amazon Developer Account
  • Install Node.js

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Develop Basic Amazon Echo Apps (skills) using Node.js
  • Understand Amazon Alexa's Developer portal for uploading skills
  • Use Amazon Lambda for uploading skills

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for developers looking to build apps for Amazon Echo
  • This is course highlights examples for development of Amazon Echo Skills

What you get with this course?

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome / Setup
Hello!
Preview
00:15
Article

You'll need an Amazon Web Services account to be able to upload your code.

Please create an account here

https://portal.aws.amazon.com/gp/aws/developer/registration/index.html?nc2=h_ct

Register for an Amazon Developer Account
Article
Download Amazon Skills Set Examples
Article
Install Node.Js
Article
Article

Learn what the terms we will be using often with Amazon Echo Programming are and what they mean.

Section 2: Hello World Skill
Files Overview
Article
Review Code
Preview
04:04
Intent Handlers
Preview
02:03
Zip it up!
Preview
00:23
Upload Files to Lambda
Preview
03:17
Run a Test
00:27
Add Lambda to Amazon Skill
01:55
Test it out
00:23
Section 3: Question / Answer Response Skill
Review Code
06:16
Upload to Lambda and Amazon
02:27
Test it out
00:58
Section 4: Back and Forth Dialog Skill
Review Code
07:06
Echo Examples
Article
Section 5: Google Nest: Get Temperature Skill
Google Nest - Echo Example Code
Article

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Instructor Biography

Wesley Lorenzini, App/Web Dev, Short Film creator, Jetsetter and Nice Guy.

Wesley Lorenzini is well versed in multiple digital technologies including mobile development, website development, computer repair, social media, video editing and publishing video content online. Wesley uses his technology background while working as a freelancer and Mobile Software Engineer for Kasisto. He enjoys watching films, traveling, building websites & apps, and talking in the 3rd person.

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