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In this workshop, participants will get an overview of the technology behind Amazon Alexa and Echo, learn the fundamentals of voice design, and get introduced to the tools used to build Alexa skills. They will also get hands-on and build skills using some of the new APIs.
PREREQUISITES: Each participant must carry his/her own laptop and have Amazon developer account as well as a VERIFIED AWS account created in advance, so as to not spend time doing that in the workshop. Basic programming knowledge is required but anyone with an interest to build for Alexa is welcome to attend.
9:00 - Introduction to Alexa and Echo
9:30 - Skill building: Intents, slots, samples, handling requests, building your first skill
11:00 - Voice Design: Best practices and Skill Builder tool
12:30 - Lunch break
1:30 - Skill building (contd): Session attributes, lists, build a game skill
3:30 - Conversational UI: Multi-turn dialogs, slots confirmations, slot filling
4:30 - New features and APIs, demos
5:00 - Resources and next steps
Solutions Architect - Alexa Skills Kit at Amazon
At his role, Karthik works closely with developers and helps them build their ideas for the Voice First revolution. Before Amazon, he worked with Dabble Lab, another voice first company - where he worked with Enterprises and built Alexa Skills for an Enterprise setting.
FEE: This meetup is free to attend but registration is required, as given below.
Applied Singularity Android app users - Register directly on the app, under Learning.
If you don't have the app already, you can get it here: www.appliedsingularity.com/app
iOS and others - Please fill in this Workshop Registration Form: https://goo.gl/forms/m3gIaDNkaqSnkR8D2
Note that RSVPing on meetup.com or in the Meetup app DOES NOT reserve your seat. You must register on the Applied Singularity app or fill in the form above.
Please reach Nihal at[masked] or at [masked] if you need any clarifications or have any challenges in registration. We look forward to seeing many of you there!
This meetup is jointly hosted by Applied Singularity, Amazon and IKP EDEN.