Ultimate Alexa Skill Development course: With & Without Code
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Ultimate Alexa Skill Development course: With & Without Code

Develop amazing Alexa skills with or without coding. Learn how to develop for Amazon's Alexa and monetize your skills.
2.7 (35 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
3,208 students enrolled
Created by Mridul Kabra
Last updated 12/2018
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Developing Alexa Skills without coding!
  • Learn about the different tools and platforms used to build voice apps without coding.
  • How to work with AWS Lambda Function and Web-Service as an Endpoint.
  • Developing skills with JavaScript.
  • Developing skills with Flask-ASK Framework.
  • Learn how to use Command Line Interface to build Alexa Skills.
  • Learn about all the aspects of Distribution and Certification Process for publishing your skill to Alexa App Store.
  • Learn the secret receipe behind making a voice app more engaging with the users.
  • Learn the platforms and tools that helps to design the structure of voice apps.
  • Learning advanced level features of Amazon AWS to improve user's experience like: Dynamo DB and Amazon Polly.
  • Getting the most out of the Alexa Skills Kit tools and features like: Ready to use templates, Built-in capabilities, SSML Tags, In-skill purchase(earning money through Voice Apps), Session Attributes, Code samples
  • Get the links of documentations and code samples that will be helpful through out the course journey.
Course content
Expand all 46 lectures 03:44:06
+ Exploring the Environment Setup
4 lectures 19:40
Alexa Developer Console
09:42
Amazon Web Services
04:20
AWS Dashboard: An Overview
02:30
Modules to build Alexa skill
03:08
+ Building Alexa Skills without Coding!
8 lectures 23:13
Tool 1: Introduction
02:51
How to add audios to a skill
01:59
How to add user choices
01:53
How to add variables in a skill
03:16
How to randomize audios and questions in a skill
02:39
Additional Information
00:55
Tool 2
06:17
Tool 3
03:23
+ Building Skills with Javascript
3 lectures 16:14
Section Introduction
04:36
Quickstart with the Template Skill
05:10
Using AWS Lambda Function
06:28
+ Building Skill using Command-Line Interface
5 lectures 30:53
Getting Started
07:30
Upgrading the Code in Text Editor
08:39
Deploying and Testing on Simulator
04:49
Building an Audio Skill
06:27
What is Cloudwatch?
03:28
+ Building Skills with Python
11 lectures 01:00:20
Section Introduction
01:39
When Python Came to Alexa
01:17
Getting Started: Simple Beginner's Skill
07:03
Beginner's Skill 2: Python Coding
06:38
Pre-requisites
05:22
Working on VS Code
10:08
Blueprint Lambda Function with Python
06:34
Web Service as an Endpoint- Introduction
00:48
Skill Building Part 1: Flask-Ask Framework
11:56
Skill Building Part 2: Flask-Ask Framework
05:41
Deploying Skill with Ngrok
03:14
+ How to Build an Engaging Alexa Skill?
7 lectures 37:00
What is an Engaging Skill?
03:40
Session Attributes
05:28
SSML References (Sound Library, Speechcons)
03:58
Selling Products in the Skill
07:34
Distribution, Certification, and Analytics
07:02
Storing Session Data in Dynamo DB
07:26
Amazon Polly
01:52
+ Building Skills with Simple Mark Language
2 lectures 16:56
Template Skill with YAML Language
12:04
Designing a Trivia Game: Hollywood Quiz
04:52
Requirements
  • You must have a Google account.
  • You must be willing to learn new things.
Description

Hey, I am Mridul Kabra and I welcome you to my course, Ultimate Alexa Skill Development - With & Without Code, where you are going to learn how to create and build interactive voice apps for Amazon Alexa and how to monetize them.

This course puts about all the necessary information you need to build an engaging Alexa skill in one place.

The course teaches you all the required skills to become a successful Alexa Developer from building skills without coding to building highly customizable skills on an advanced level.

The first section of our course is focused on developing Alexa Skills without coding with the help of different tools and platforms. The second section focuses on how to work with AWS Lambda function and Web-Service as an Endpoint. From there we then take a step forward to start learning how to develop skills using Node.js and Python.

I am going to take you to a step-by-step journey from the very basics to more advanced concepts for becoming an expert in the field of Alexa Skills Development.

I am also going to keep you updated with the latest content as the field is young and keeps progressing at a fast pace.

In this course you will learn:

  • Structure of a custom skill.

  • Environment Setup of Alexa.

  • Building skills without coding!

  • Building Skills with JavaScript.

  • Building Skills with Python.

  • How to use AWS Lambda as an Endpoint?

  • How to build a voice design structure?

  • How to build an engaging and interactive skill?

  • How to sell content products in skill?

  • Learning the distribution and certification process.

  • How to Store Session Data in Dynamo DB.



Who this course is for:
  • The course is for anyone who is looking to learn and build voice apps for the newest technology of Amazon Alexa.
  • This course is for you, if you are trying to build voice apps, but have not been able to make it successful.
  • This is course is for you, if you are always eager to learn and work on the latest technologies.
  • If you have heard of Amazon Alexa and want to learn more about how to build voice apps for Alexa, take this course.
  • This course is for you, if you are an innovator or an entrepreneur and want to increase the reach of your business.
  • This course is for all the developers and non-developers who want to build and publish the skills or voice apps on their own.
  • And who wants to build or add custom skills for their Echo devices.