Build Alexa Skills - Beginners

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Delighted to announce another edition of Alexa Meetup.

Note, this is Free event to help community members to learn about Alexa programming and no fees will be charged for this event.

In last meetup we have built skill from scratch (in 1 hour) by explaining all the concepts behind it. We have built this skill on NodeJs. Video of skill built in last meet up : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGwRrXEfCoc

In this Meetup, in similar lines we will built from scratch by providing walkthru of all basic concepts.

As mentioned earlier, Our objective is to help more people to acquire knowledge in Alexa skill development. In this regard, in next few meetups we will focus on helping people to built skill on Alexa.

Pre-requisite : Software Development

Duration : 3 Hours
Time: Sat - Nov 17, 2018 (10 AM to 1 PM)
Venue : WeWork EGL

Agenda :
+ Networking & Welcome
+ Different types of skills
+ Walk-through of a few popular Alexa

+ Break

+ Walk thru of ASK dashboard
+ To create skill from template
+ Introduction to Utterance, Intent, Slot
+ Different Alexa Testing tools
+ Discussions - Q&A

Please note, if possible we will do hands on.

What you can Expect:
+ You will get a peek into the tools/framework for development & publishing of an Alexa-Skill
+ You will be introduced to a few of best practices of building Alexa Skills

Speaker:

+ Ilanchezhian Ganesamurthy (Ilan) , EVRY ( https://in.linkedin.com/in/ilanchezhian )
As Cloud Solution Architect, ‘Digital Innovation’ team at EVRY, he helps enterprise customers reinvent their workflows with voice applications.
He is based out of Bangalore and actively participates in technology learning/sharing sessions.

+ Suneet Patil, EVRY ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/suneet-patil/ )
As Senior Developer in Digital Innovation team at EVRY, helps in creating Alexa Skill.