Amazon Alexa: The Big Picture

The Amazon Alexa platform enables developers to create powerful voice-first experiences across a wide array of devices that are powered by the Alexa Voice Service. This course will introduce you to the development capabilities of the platform.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 20, 2021
Duration
1h 4m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 20, 2021
Duration
1h 4m
Description

The Amazon Alexa platform enables developers to create powerful voice-first experiences across a wide array of devices that are powered by the Alexa, the world’s most popular voice interaction platform. In this course, Amazon Alexa: The Big Picture, you’ll take your first step in this platform by learning foundational concepts of voice interaction with Alexa. First, you’ll explore how users interact with the Alexa devices. Next, you’ll discover both built-in and custom Alexa skill types. Finally, you’ll learn how to leverage the tools Amazon has provided for creating Alexa skills of your own. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Amazon Alexa voice interaction models and tools needed to create your own custom Alexa skills.

About the author
About the author

David is a Webby Award winning cloud development consultant that focuses on cloud native web, mobile, and IoT applications. He has over 15 years of experience building digital solutions.

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Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello everyone. My name is David Tucker, and welcome to the course, Amazon Alexa: The Big Picture. I'm a CTO consultant, and I help organizations plan, build, and implement custom digital touchpoints in the cloud. And I have over 15 years of experience in software architecture and development. Now the Amazon Alexa platform enables developers to create powerful voice‑first experiences across a wide array of devices that are powered by Alexa, the world's most popular voice interaction platform. In this course, Amazon Alexa: The Big Picture, you'll take your first step in this platform by learning foundational concepts of voice interaction with Alexa. First, you'll explore how users interact with the Alexa devices. Next, you'll discover both built‑in and custom Alexa skill types. Finally, you'll learn how to leverage the tools that Amazon has provided for creating Alexa skills of your own. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of Amazon Alexa voice interaction models and tools needed to create your own custom Alexa skills.