Learn to Program Alexa
Learn how to build and host your own Alexa Skill.
Time to completeApprox. 9 hours
Certificate of completionYes
About this course
With a comprehensive understanding of the process for developing a custom Alexa skill, you’ll be prepared to publish your own program and work with other Voice User Interface (VUI) applications.
Syllabus7 lessons • 4 projects • 4 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Projects in this course
Create a New IntentIt's time to build fluency in Alexa intents. In this next Pro Project, we're going to practice with the skill kit in Alexa Skill so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? Intents are the questions you want to ask Alexa. Let's edit some previous work to solidify your skills. What's next? Skill kit, Intents, more Alexa. You got this!
My Favorite Language: HandlerIt's time to build fluency in AWS Lambda. In this next Pro Project, we're going to practice using Lambda in Alexa Skills so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? Lambda is a new and powerful service on AWS that lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers. Harness the power of Lambda to power your Alexa Skills. What's next? Going serverless, Lambda, more Alexa. You got this!
Most Popular SportIt's time to build fluency in Alexa slots. In this next Pro Project, we're going to practice slots in Alexa Skills so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world. Why? Slots allow us to build more sophisticated Alexa Skills. What's next? Sports, slots, more Alexa. You got this!
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