Voice Applications for Alexa and Google Assistant (Manning)
Wednesday, 24 July 2019

In this guide to designing, building, and implementing voice-based applications for Alexa and Google Assistant, author Dustin A. Coates shows how to build your own skills, actions the device can perform, from scratch. The book shows how to build applications that listen to users, store information, and rely on user context, with a project creating a voice-powered sleep tracker. With the basics mastered, Coates digs deeper into multiuse conversational flow and other more-advanced concepts.


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Author: Dustin A. Coates
Publisher: Manning
Date: July 2019
Pages: 264
ISBN: 978-1617295317
Print: 1617295310
Audience: Smart device developers
Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Category: Hardware platforms




  • Building a call-and-response skill
  • Designing a voice user interface
  • Using conversational context
  • Going multimodal
  • Tips and best practices


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