Building Alexa Skills – Example 1

This post is the first in the "Building an Alexa Skill" series where I will illustrate how to implement Alexa Skills. In this post, I will show you how to implement a simple "Hello World" Alexa skill making use of the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) SDK for Java.

Alexa Commands

Amazon Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon. Alexa has a large number of built-in commands which you can invoke without installing new skills. This post contains a number of the built-in commands that is available on your Alexa device. Try out these commands and also think of new questions to ask Alexa and then share them with the Alexa community.