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Session Attributes
Create the Lambda Function

Now that we’ve added all of the functionality of session attributes, let’s create our Lambda function.

We’ve detailed the steps below, but if you need a refresher, check out this video on creating a Lambda function and this video on adding your ARN to your Alexa skill.


  • Navigate to, head to your lambda service and create a new function named CodecademyFlashcards
  • Make sure your region is set to Northern Virginia
  • Select the Fact Skill blueprint
  • Paste the code from index.js into Lambda function text editor
  • Set your role to lambda_basic_execution
  • Set the trigger for your Lambda function to Alexa Skills Kit. You can do that by clicking on the triggers tab and adding it.
  • Grab your ARN number and navigate to, paste it in your configuration section
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