In this post, I will discuss the basics of Alexa Skills for a non-technical perspective.
• What is an Alexa Skill and why should I care?
• How to name your Alexa Skill according to Amazon’s guidelines
• Minimum things you need to get started creating an Alexa Skill
• Can I create an Alexa Skill without coding?
• Most often asked question about Alexa Skills
What is an Alexa Skill and why should I care?
An Alexa Skill is similar to an app on your smartphone. You can enable and disable skills with your voice, most skills (if they have a unique name) come enabled by default. The vast majority of Alexa Skills are created by 3rd party developers, not Amazon.