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Step by Step Alexa Skill Development

——   Created by Venkatesh Varadachari

Learn to customize Alexa by building custom Alexa Skills.

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October 2020 Update

  • Added a Bill Of Materials PDF and an Update Video

Hello learners, this is a beginner level course on Alexa Skills Development, step by step following the course you will be all set to develop your own Alexa Skills and customize Alexa in your own way. 

The course takes off with the devices that are equipped with Alexa and also the instructions for setting up those devices. Next to that, the famous Raspberry Pi device is equipped with Alexa by bringing the Alexa Voice Service into it. Then the course moves on to building custom skills, a very basic custom skill development will be done in the usual long way to let you know the complete processing required to develop one, later the same basic skill will be again implemented using the Alexa Skills Kit Skill Development Kit. Then some more custom skills will be developed exploring AWS DynamoDB and AWS S3 using the same SDK. 

The course gives clear instructions on how to install required software to control the Raspberry Pi devices using Alexa Skills. Next to that, Alexa Skills to control LED, Servomotor, Webcam and temperature sensor connected with Raspberry Pi will be developed. The course also gives detailed explanation of all the coding involved in developing Alexa Skills through simple coding snippets.

70 Lessons

4 mins
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2 mins
Course Outcomes
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4 mins
The Process of a Custom Alexa Skill
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Alexa Equipped Devices
1 min
3 mins
Amazon Developer Portal
10 mins
Amazon Alexa Equipped Devices
14 mins
Alexa on Raspberry Pi 3: Introduction and Hardware Requirements
7 mins
Alexa on Raspberry Pi 3: Installation
5 mins
Alexa on Raspberry Pi 3 : Execution
The Welcome Skill – Author From Scratch.
1 min
7 mins
Adding the Skill in Alexa Skills Kit.
8 mins
AWS Lambda Function
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About the instructor

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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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