Voice, Chat and Vision Automation Bundle

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What's Included

Building Voice Apps Using Amazon Alexa
  • Certification included
  • Experience level required: All levels
  • Access 37 lectures & 3.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Length of time users can access this course: Lifetime

Course Curriculum

37 Lessons (3.5h)

  • Introduction
    You, This Course and Us2:40
  • Alexa Basics: Eco-system and Skill Concepts
    Introducing Alexa1:59
    Evolution Of Human Computer Interaction And Voice Interfaces7:34
    Prereqs And Course Overview2:53
    Alexa, Echo And AWS5:57
    Skill Concepts: Invocations, Utterances and Intents8:43
    Tools and Platforms: AWS, Amazon Developer Console and Echosim.io8:17
    Types Of Skills6:02
  • Build a Basic Alexa Skill
    Overview Of The Stock Market Tracker4:27
    Utterance-Intent Mapping4:45
    Financial Data From AlphaVantage3:20
    Setup And Configure An Alexa Skill
    AWS Lambdas6:07
    Link the Alexa Skill with the Lambda Function
    Set up and Test Lambda Code7:59
    Code And Test the Launch Request5:07
    Code And Test the Intent Request4:53
    Handle Help And Stop Intents5:03
    Test Using Echosim.io1:41
  • Multi-turn Dialogs for Rich Conversation
    Slots As Request Configuration Parameters6:23
    Slots, Prompts And Utterances8:09
    Financial Data From Intrinio2:28
    What Exactly are Slots?5:06
    Configure the Dialog Model8:42
    Handle Start, End and Launch Requests7:00
    Handle the GetStockInfo Intent9:50
    Handle Help, Stop and Cancel Intents1:18
    Testing With Echosim.io1:53
  • Persist State Across Sessions
    Remember Data Across Sessions5:47
    Create A Dynamo DB Table2:06
    Configure Full Access To Dynamo DB from Lambda7:34
    Handle Start, End and Launch Requests1:50
    Handle Add, Remove And List Stock Intents8:03
    Test Using Echosim.io1:12
  • Build a Flash Briefing Skill
    Understanding Flash Briefing Skills6:20
    Set Up A Twitter RSS Feed3:07
    Set Up A Flash Briefing Skill4:19

Building Voice Apps Using Amazon Alexa


Loonycorn is comprised of two individuals—Janani Ravi and Vitthal Srinivasan—who have honed their respective tech expertise at Google and Flipkart. The duo graduated from Stanford University and believes it has distilled the instruction of complicated tech concepts into funny, practical, engaging courses, and is excited to be sharing its content with eager students.


Alexa, Siri, Cortana and Google Now — voice-activated personal assistants are one of the hottest trends in technology these days. They are a great way to convey complex information to your customers in a free-flowing, conversational way. Alexa is a great way to build them — an AWS service for building conversational interfaces for Echo, FireTV and a bunch of Alexa-aware devices. In this course, you'll learn how to start building apps for use with Alexa.

  • Access 37 lectures & 3.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Cover voice & text interfaces and current trends in human-computer interaction
  • Discover how Alexa, Lex, Echo, & other bits of the amazon ecosystem come together
  • Explore interaction models like utterances, intents, slots, prompts, & their resolution into API calls
  • Learn about fulfillment models


Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels


  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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