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Amazon Alexa Coding Bundle: From Zero To Hero

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Access
Lifetime
Content
5 hours
Lessons
46

Alexa Development For Absolute Beginners

Get Started with Coding for Amazon Alexa

By A Cloud Guru | in Online Courses

Description

The smart home wave has firmly gripped the world and doesn't seem to be disappearing anytime soon, so there's no time like the present to learn how to program for this exciting new frontier. This course will teach you how to build for one of the most prominent smart home devices, Amazon Echo, and its voice service Amazon Alexa. Yes, even if you've never written a line of code before, you'll learn how to build powerful, voice-activated applications from scratch.

  • Learn to build advanced, engaging voice applications for Amazon Alexa
  • Discover how to build your own Amazon Alexa device from a Raspberry Pi 3
  • Build 10 different skills for the Amazon Echo & Alexa
  • Get hands-on practice w/ an 80-minute mock exam
  • Learn as quickly & efficiently as possible w/ quick lectures (only 5-20 minutes each)
Ryan Kroonenburg is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect & AWS Certified Developer, working in London for one of the largest managed service providers in Europe/US. Ryan is ex-Rackspace and has been working exclusively in the cloud space since it's inception. He has 17 years experience in IT in total and is fluent across both Windows and Linux platforms.

Sam Kroonenburg has extensive experience leading large software engineering teams and architecting robust systems that scale. Sam has worked for Microsoft in Seattle in the Core File Systems team of Windows - where he developed the Disk Defragmenter for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows 7. He also worked for Microsoft in Oslo, Norway where he developed query processing technology for FAST Search.

For more information on this course and instructors, click here.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this bundle: lifetime access
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Linux

Course Outline

  • GET SETUP FOR ALEXA DEVELOPMENT
    • Introduction
    • Getting Setup On A Mac
    • Getting Setup On A PC
    • Signing Up To Amazon Web Services
    • Signing Up To The Alexa Developer Portal
  • BUILD YOUR OWN ALEXA DEVICE WITH A RASPBERRY PI
    • What you need
    • Install NOOBS
    • Install Utilities
    • Register the product and create security profile
    • Install the sample app
    • Run Alexa
  • SKILL 1: SPACE GEEK
    • Let's Build Our First Skill - Space Geek - Skill Service
    • Let's Build Our First Skill - Space Geek - Skill Interface
    • Let's Build Our First Skill - Space Geek - Customizing Our Code
    • Certifying Our Skill
  • SKILL 2: REINDEER GAMES
    • Second Skill - Reindeer Games - Skills Service
    • Second Skill - Reindeer Games - Skills Interface
    • Second Skill - Reindeer Games - Customizing Our Code
  • SKILL 3: MINE CRAFT HELPER
    • Third Skill - Mine Craft Helper - Skills Service
    • Third Skill - Mine Craft Helper - Skills Interface
    • Third Skill - Mine Craft Helper - Customize Our Code
  • SKILL 4: WISE GUY
    • Fourth Skill - Wise Guy - Skills Service
    • Fourth Skill - Wise Guy - Skill Interface
    • Fourth Skill - Wise Guy - Customizing Our Code - Part 1
    • Fourth Skill - Wise Guy - Customizing Our Code - Part 2
    • SSML
  • SKILL 5: HISTORY BUFF
    • Fifth Skill - History Buff - Skills Service
    • Fifth Skill - History Buff - Skill Interface
    • Fifth Skill - History Buff - Reviewing Our Code
  • SKILL 6: SAVVY CONSUMER
    • Sixth Skill - Savvy Consumer - Skills Service
    • Sixth Skill - Savvy Consumer - Skill Interface
  • SKILL 7: TIDE POOLER
    • Seventh Skill - Tide Pooler - Skills Service
    • Seventh Skill - Tide Pooler - Skill Interface
    • Seventh Skill - Tide Pooler - Customizing Our Code
  • SKILL 8: SCORE KEEPER
    • Eighth Skill - Score Keeper - Skills Service
    • Eighth Skill - Score Keeper - Skills Interface
    • Eighth Skill - Score Keeper - Customizing Our Code
  • SKILL 9: CHEMISTRY FLASH CARDS
    • Nineth Skill - Chemistry Flash Cards - Skills Service
    • Nineth Skill - Chemistry Flash Cards - Skill Interface
    • Nineth Skill - Chemistry Flash Cards - Reviewing Our Code
  • SKILL 10: INTERACTIVE STORIES!
    • Let's build some interactive stories! Getting Setup With OSX.
    • Let's build some interactive stories! The Basics!
    • Let's build some interactive stories! Rhyming & Alexa Part 1
    • Let's build some interactive stories! Rhyming & Alexa Part 2
    • Let's build some interactive stories! Using Audactiy!
    • Where To Go From Here?

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Access
Lifetime
Content
8 hours
Lessons
18

Advanced Alexa Skills Kit

Develop Complex Voice Applications For Alexa

By A Cloud Guru | in Online Courses

Description

This course will teach you the skills you need to build complex voice applications on the Amazon Alexa platform. Showcasing a wide range of features that the Alexa Skills Kit now offers, the course is structured in the form of an end-to-end project. As you follow along on this real project, you'll learn how to repurpose many of the techniques you learn to whatever kind of app you want to build.

  • Access 18 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn to build advanced, engaging voice applications for Amazon Alexa
  • Dive into the advanced functionality of Alexa including account linking, persistent database storage, audio streaming, & more
  • Build 10 different skills for the Amazon Echo & Alexa
  • Get hands-on practice w/ an 80-minute mock exam at the end of each course
  • Learn as quickly & efficiently as possible w/ quick lectures (only 5-20 minutes each)
Ryan Kroonenburg is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect & AWS Certified Developer, working in London for one of the largest managed service providers in Europe/US. Ryan is ex-Rackspace and has been working exclusively in the cloud space since it's inception. He has 17 years experience in IT in total and is fluent across both Windows and Linux platforms.

Sam Kroonenburg has extensive experience leading large software engineering teams and architecting robust systems that scale. Sam has worked for Microsoft in Seattle in the Core File Systems team of Windows - where he developed the Disk Defragmenter for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows 7. He also worked for Microsoft in Oslo, Norway where he developed query processing technology for FAST Search.

For more information on this course and instructors, click here.

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this bundle: lifetime access
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Linux

Course Outline

  • SECTION 1
    • Introduction to Alexa Skills Kit
    • Alexa NodeJS SDK
    • Alexa Development Environment Voice Devs Alexa Skill Project
  • SECTION 2
    • Creating a Basic Skill
    • Simple Intents Part 1
    • Simple Intents Part 2
    • SSML Audio
    • Complex Conversations
    • Persistent Database Storage
    • State Management
    • Account Linking
    • Using the Meetup API Part 1
    • Using the Meetup API Part 2
    • Audio Player Part 1
    • Audio Player Part 2
    • Alexa Skill Analytics
    • Multiple Languages

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