Building Voice-Enabled Apps with Alexa
By Kory Becker
Publisher: Bleeding Edge Press
Final Release Date: January 2017
Pages: 188

This book demonstrates the core concepts behind conversational UI and building voice-enabled apps with the Alexa framework (the examples in this book are easy to understand, but having some experience with Node.js and web development is helpful). The book focuses on a general understanding of why voice-enabled apps are important, along with easy-to-understand examples for building your first apps for the Amazon Echo. By the end of the book you will understand the importance of conversational UI, how to build and test your first Alexa app for the Echo, and how to publish your software to the Alexa app store for the world to see.

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      This book stands as a great introduction to the new field of making apps with Alexa. It's even fun to read with flow that keeps you intrigued with spot on content delivery as well an understanding of the pieces you need to build Alexa apps.

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      Great Intro Book for Anyone starting with Alexa Skill

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        Comments about oreilly Building Voice-Enabled Apps with Alexa:

        It has great information on the history of conversational UI all the way to the future of conversational UI. Interesting stuff all around and a great resource for anyone looking to creating their first Amazon Echo skill.

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