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audio player

How to use the Alexa AudioPlayer in the easiest way possible—no code dependencies, no frameworks, structured as JavaScript/NodeJS Lambda. Get started.

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Shakespeare, bot UX, and infinite monkeys. Shakespeare is the central, guiding AI, the genius, while third-party developers and systems are the humble, hard-working monkeys.

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playing audio with alexa

Your skill can respond with pre-recorded audio, a nice way to add some variety and personality to the listener experience. Start playing audio with Alexa.

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The Alexa Voice Assistant opens up great possibilities for developers. Here is a quick reference guide of what custom Alexa skills can do.

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We are thrilled to be included on Amazon’s Agencies and Tools page as well as in several sample projects on the Alexa Github page. Bespoken provides testing, monitoring, and analytics tools for Alexa developers.

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3 reasons why the Alexa model is better. What’s different about it? Why is it better? So what? The interaction is all done using HTTPS and JSON. Read more.

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CEO and founder, John Kelvie, publishes a diagnostics manifesto. The Anti-Heisenberg Principle is born. Read the 7 facets of building voice app systems.

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Best tool for unit testing Alexa skills. Though it is written in JavaScript, it can be used to test skills written in other languages. Get it here.

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Alexa skill developers, Run Lambdas locally as local services for faster developing. Run your lambda as an HTTP service. Get our Bespoken CLI, and read more.

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