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Building Your First Voice Experience with Alexa [Half-Day Workshop]

Half-Day Workshop

This workshop will dive right in to getting you set up and started building a voice-based experience with Alexa. You will leave this session with a working Alexa skill that you can customize and publish as your own. We will cover topics around voice design best practices, voice interactions, persistence, and making calls to external APIs. This session will be taught using node.js, but you don't have to have prior experience as a node developer. PREREQUISITES In order to get off to a fast start, please create accounts on both of these websites before the session: Amazon Developer Portal - Amazon Web Services -

Make sure you have an account at Logging in with your normal Amazon account is in your best interest.

A software development conference in the Louisville, KY area on August 19 - 21, 2020 designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of development stack.

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