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Alexa Skills - Developer Voice And Vote

Welcome to the Alexa Skills Feature Request site! This site enables Alexa Skills Developers to request and vote on features you’d like to see in the developer toolset and services for Alexa.

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  1. make it possible to easily see console output. output of console.log() should be visible somewhere within the UI for debugging purposes on the test screen. Doesn't seem checking device log does that, I don't see anything there even though there is a console.log call in my launchrequest handler.

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  2. The alexa developer console would be more helpful if it had the ability to test on a batch of pre-recorded audio files. Since its cumbersome to wait for the Alexa to respond for each query. Instead results could be reviewed at a later time to speed up the process. Also, pre recorded audio files can be modified with artifical noise to see how intents are extracted under various background conditions.

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  3. Skill name in ******** skill uses Kanji which can have multiple pronunciations.
    currently, there is no option to specify the pronunciations of the skill name.
    this sometimes causes confusion.

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  4. Would be great to see all alexa event gateway updates on this tool. ChangeReports were a great start, but I really need Alexa.MediaMetadata updates and deletes

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  5. Nowadays developers can't change device address returned from developer console test. Some cases which require specific address to test features turn dificult to do. So, is a good idea to implement a functionality in order to be able for changing the device address returnes by console.

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  6. Is it possible to persist the values within Service Endpoint Type when switching between "AWS Lambda ARN" radio option and "HTTPS" option? I test new code with a local lambda proxy endpoint URL and whenever I switch back to "AWS Lambda ARN" option I have to re-enter the ARN, which becomes tedious. It would be extremely convenient if the last used value could be persisted.

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  7. the text inputs make it seem like I can simply input free text, it is not clear that i need to add a new one first.

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  8. WHY IS MY LAMBDA CODE NOT AVAILABLE FOR TESTING WHERE WHEN I AM BUILDING MY SKILL AROUND LAMBDA!!! THIS IS INFURIATING!!!!

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  9. Hello, Alexa can't pronounce the word '&'. It's very frustrating

    3 votes

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  10. Since Alexa Hosted is based on git repository for code storage (AWS CodeCommit as described in doc), let user view and restore a previous version of code.

    It would be veeery useful for people like me who accidentally dropped code, or in general to restore previous version for any reason.

    2 votes

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  11. Add version control to the Alexa-hosted Skills environment

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  12. Please allow exporting of analytics to pdf file as per the time range (weekly, monthly). We need this to share with clients to showcase how their Alexa skills are doing and they are getting ROI on investment. without this report not many clients would like to spend more time or money on it. Generating this report for every client manually is not possible when we have hundreds of skills. Also it would be great if this report can be emailed to given email id periodically.

    4 votes

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  13. There is a problem with the simulator in that is doesn't show home cards for the Echo and Echo Dot. Since this is part of certification, it would be nice to be able to test this.

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  14. 2 votes

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  15. Add an all time button to the time interval, the interface is a bit awkward to be able access the data.
    As an aid to tracking promotions a since first release stats a first 30 day from release would also be good.
    Finally and api to access the analytics would good

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  16. At the moment ASK-CLI can only be implemented using your CLI, but as I do not use it at all it'd be really cool if you could add a possibility to activate Procative Events using only web interface.

    I personally think all features should be accessible from the web even before they are implemented in CLI.

    8 votes

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  17. Custom Dashboard and Status Filter

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  18. The Intent History page in the developer console is a great tool for anyone trying to refine their voice model. The one thing it lacks, when viewing misfiring intents, however, is any indication of the scale of the problem. The output is just a giant list of utterance-to-intent mappings, without any context of how often those failed mappings are happening.

    In the case of my skill CompliBot, for example, a recent look at the Intent History output gave me 13000+ unique entries, many of which were hitting the fallback intent when they needed to be hitting actual intents. Searching through…

    10 votes

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  19. In developer console, I would let developers to SAVE the skill during certification stage and I would not BUILD the model. Bu this, it would be possible to continue development while putting in pause the distribution of it.

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  20. The error message "Skill I/O is available only for speech requests to skills you have created". keeps appearing when I am testing a skill that I in fact have created. The most frustrating part is if I was able to see the Skil I/O for the skill I created, I would much better be able to figure out what is wrong with it.

    5 votes

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