COMMENT

Welcome to Issue #34. TechCrunch's NYC Disrupt hackathon featured several Alexa integrations. Were you there? Did you participate?

Drop me a note if you find or create any great resources for ASK/AVS Developers.

Mark Carpenter

NEWS

Contests and Rewards

  • Amazon is offering a free Alexa Dev t-shirt to developers who publish a skill between May 1-31. A new t-shirt design features a badge to recognize you for publishing one of the first 1,000 Alexa skills. A number that will be passed in the next few weeks I think. Details on this offer here.

  • The Amazon Alexa Skills Contest on Hackster.io: Show how your Alexa skill uses voice innovatively. APIs, templates, and other quick-starts provided. No hardware required. Go here.










SKILLS

There were 884 skills live in alexa.amazon.com at 8:00 AM EDT, Friday, May 13.

66 more than last week. +7%

On Oct 16, 2015, there were 21 skills.

CODE

CONTROL THIS


CURRENT VERSION

Current Device Software Version: 3202 No change from last week.

ONE MORE THING...

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