Alexa Skills - Developer Voice And Vote

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  1. remember list of utterances, or add every utterance to a dropdown list

    I would love to be able keep list of all sentences entered in the "Alex Simulator" so we can select from them.

    Right now you always need to copy
    / paste or type the text over and over again.

    Thank you
    and Warm Regards

    1 vote

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  2. Beta Invite through an API

    It would be cool when a beta test is in progress, that there is an API or similar to give the developer the opportunity to automatically invite beta testers to the test.
    Like a user is registering to the beta test and further he will also be added to the beta test for the skill.

    1 vote

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  3. 2 votes

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  4. console log in test

    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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  5. alex developer console would be more helpful if it could process pre recorded audio files

    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.

    1 vote

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  6. Be able to specify skill name pronunciation for JP skill

    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.

    2 votes

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  7. Please add delete skill button in Alexa Skills list.

    Please add delete skill button for removed skill in Alexa Skills list.

    9 votes

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  8. Device Log enhancement

    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

    1 vote

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  9. Change device address in console

    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.

    1 vote

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  10. Persist values between Service Endpoint Type options

    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.

    1 vote

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  11. inputs are unclear

    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.

    1 vote

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  12. LAMBDA CODE IS NOT TESTABLE WITHIN THIS "DEVELOPER" CONSOLE... WHY????

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

    1 vote

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  13. Pronounce '&'

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

    3 votes

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  14. Alexa Hosted: Enable Code Version History/Restore

    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.

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  15. add DynamoDB to Alexa-hosted

    In alexa-hosted, we can use S3 as persistent adapter although Iin self hosting, DynamoDB seems most popular. but S3 free tier such as 2000 PUTs per month per account is too small as persistent storage and it is totally difficult to use S3 as DB instead of DynamoDB.

    3 votes

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

    Add version control to the Alexa-hosted Skills environment

    7 votes

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  17. Add Scroll to Test Console

    Scroll not available in Alexa Skills Test Console.

    1 vote

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  18. PDF export and email of analytics to share with clients

    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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  19. Home Cards not shown in simulator for Echo/Dot

    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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  20. 2 votes

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