• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Discover the various components of Alexa Skills and learn to work with pre-built and custom skills in order to utilize Alexa Skill Service and Alexa Voice Service.

Learning Objectives

Skill Development Using Alexa Components

  • illustrate the steps involved in initiating, building, and deploying skills for Alexa
  • demonstrate how to create new skills using the features and capabilities provided by the Alexa Skills Developer Console
  • list the various Interaction models of Alexa
  • define and classify the Skill Store metadata along with the relevant structure
  • demonstrate the various metrics of Alexa Skills
  • work with the various testing approaches that we can use to test Alexa Skills
  • recall the essential Smart Home Skill features that can be implemented in Alexa
  • work with the essential Flash Briefing Skill API features that we can implement in Alexa
  • illustrate the essential features and capabilities of the Video Skill and List Skill
  • log in to the Alexa Skills Developer Console and create and test a Flash Briefing Skill

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

Feedback

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