• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore the AWS Alexa Skills Kit, including the use of invocations, intents, utterances, and slots. Testing with Alexa Simulator and Echosim is also covered.

Learning Objectives

Understanding Bots: Amazon Alexa Skills Development

  • create a skill in Alexa Developer Console
  • use invocations in Alexa Developer Console
  • recognize how built-in intents are used in Alexa Developer Console
  • create and use custom intents in Alexa Developer Console
  • use utterances in Alexa Developer Console
  • use slots in Alexa Developer Console
  • build a Lambda function and integrate it with an Alexa skill
  • test a skill using Alexa Simulator
  • test a skill using Echosim
  • configure a skill to use DynamoDB for persisting session data
  • create an Alexa skill that takes advantage of multi-stage dialog
  • create a skill using the Alexa Skills Kit in the Alexa Developer Console

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Software Development
  • Systems Development