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Alexa Skills Coding Dojo Workshop

  • 36 Degrees North 36 East Cameron Street Tulsa, OK, 74103 United States (map)

**This workshop is designed for intermediate level coders.

Building Voice Experiences with Amazon's Alexa

In this workshop, you’ll learn:  

  • Introduction to Alexa Skills Kit  
  • Introduction to basic concepts like intents, utterances, and slots  
  • How to build your first skill  
  • How to leverage AWS Lambda  
  • How to set your skill up for successful certification

Agenda:  

  • 1:00am - 1:20am: Welcome and Intro to Alexa  
  • 1:20am - 1:40am: What are Skills and How do they Work?  
  • 1:40am - 2:20am: Building your first Skill!  
  • 2:20am - 2:40am: Break-Time  
  • 2:45am - 3:05pm: Intents, Utterances, and Slots  
  • 3:10pm - 3:50pm: Build a second skill!  
  • 3:50pm - 4:10pm: Advanced concepts, persistence, states, SDK  
  • 4:10pm - 5:00pm: Closing, and networking

What should I do prior to arrival?  

  • Sign up for an Amazon developer account (free)  
  • Sign up for an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account (free but credit card required for signup)  
  • Download and install Node.js (optional, but recommended)  
  • Browse the Alexa GitHub repository
Earlier Event: November 16
Tulsa Game Developers
Later Event: November 20
Tulsa Web Devs