Amazon Echo Development Basics
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Amazon Echo Development Basics

Learn how to setup Amazon Echo for development with NodeJs and Amazon Lambda
4.1 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
38 students enrolled
Created by Wesley Lorenzini
Last updated 1/2016
English
Price: $50
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 30 mins on-demand video
  • 8 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Develop Basic Amazon Echo Apps (skills) using Node.js
  • Understand Amazon Alexa's Developer portal for uploading skills
  • Use Amazon Lambda for uploading skills
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Requirements
  • Register for a Amazon Web Services Account
  • Register for a Amazon Developer Account
  • Install Node.js
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!

Who 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
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Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome / Setup
6 Lectures 02:18

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 Web Services Account
00:06

Register for an Amazon Developer Account
00:11

Download Amazon Skills Set Examples
00:07

Install Node.Js
00:03

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

Alexa Glossary
01:35
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Hello World Skill
8 Lectures 13:42
Files Overview
01:10





Run a Test
00:27

Add Lambda to Amazon Skill
01:55

Test it out
00:23
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Question / Answer Response Skill
3 Lectures 09:41
Review Code
06:16

Upload to Lambda and Amazon
02:27

Test it out
00:58
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Back and Forth Dialog Skill
2 Lectures 07:08
Review Code
07:06

Echo Examples
00:02
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Google Nest: Get Temperature Skill
1 Lecture 01:20
Google Nest - Echo Example Code
01:20
About the Instructor
Wesley Lorenzini
4.1 Average rating
4 Reviews
38 Students
1 Course
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.