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Mastering Alexa

——   Created by Venkatesh Varadachari

Customize Alexa to the next level by integrating APIs and AWS IoT along with Alexa Skills.

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Hello learners, this is an Intermediate level course on Alexa Skills Development, which will enhance your knowledge on building Alexa Skills, as you will learn about integrating APIs, Web applications, Raspberry pi 3 and AWS IoT along with an Alexa Skill.

The course begins with the date skill, a skill that will interact with the Wikipedia API to get useful information of a date. After that, a simple IoT Skill, which will help you understand the basics of interacting with AWS IoT. Then, the color game skill, where you will build an Interactive web game with an Alexa Skill, which will help you understand the changes required for controlling an existing web application using an Alexa skill. Lastly, the Raspberry pi-car skill, where you will learn to control the Raspberry pi-car using an Alexa Skill through AWS IoT.  

The course gives detailed explanations for all the coding involved in developing these Alexa Skills and also has few projects that can help you to practice and master the concepts by yourself.

21 Lessons

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Course Outcomes and Prerequisites
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Date Skill
4 mins
Introduction to Date Skill
6 mins
Accessing the Wikipedia API: API Call Using the HTTPS Module
11 mins
Accessing the Wikipedia API: Parsing JSON data
11 mins
Building the Alexa Skill
8 mins
Adding Additional Node Modules and Testing the Skill
9 mins
Introduction to AWS IoT
7 mins
Thing and Thing Shadow
9 mins
Building a Simple Web-App thing: Part 1
8 mins
Building a Simple Web-App thing: Part 2
11 mins
Building the Alexa Skilllecture 12
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Venkatesh Varadachari

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Venkatesh Varadachari is the founder of MAKERDEMY, a pioneer maker education company head-quartered in Singapore. Venkatesh believes that knowledge should be made available to people …

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