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. 2 votes

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  2. 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.

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  3. 2 votes

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  4. Enhanced console analytics

    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

    2 votes

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  5. Customize Dashboard

    Custom Dashboard and Status Filter

    2 votes

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  6. Intent filter for to skip the match

    It is nice to have, inside the Intent editor, a filter that allow the Intent Match to match the intent only if the previous intent was into a list of intents

    2 votes

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  7. Post alerts when there are issues affecting large number of users

    Post an alert here when you have outage or other issues affecting a large number of users.

    2 votes

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  8. deleting an intent should remove required slots from dialogModel

    deleted intent with required slots still has required slots in dialogModel

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  9. Fix translation

    Don't use machine translation to translate the dev interface to other languages. The page on Intent History in the Alexa Console is awful in German and does not make much sense. For example the level of confidence in an utterance (High, Medium, Low) becomes "Vertraulich" in German which happens to mean confidential …

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  10. Endpoints per intent

    It would be VERY helpful if each intent within a skill can have its own endpoint.
    If you have a company that wants several intents under the one skill, but each intent is really quite seperate functionality, you want to be able to call a different endpoint for each intent so that you can have some sanity over your code organisation.
    Either an web hook per intent, or a lambda per intent.
    Currently you have to but a stack of unrelated code (different intents) into the same lambda.

    2 votes

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  11. Test 'no response' from user.

    It would be very helpful to have a way to mimic 'no response' from the user. If you can do that, it's not obvious how.

    2 votes

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  12. German spelling in Alexa Simulator

    Alexa Simulator (Test environment) does not recognize correct German spelling and punctuation.

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  13. Add Tagging, Grouping and Filtering to ASK Developer Console Skills List

    We have over 100 skills in the skills list in the Developer Console. These include public skills that we are publishing for ourselves as well as hosting on behalf of our clients and well as private demo skills for our sales team. This number will easily exceed 200 this year.

    The feature request is the ability to assign one or more tags to a skill for use in the Developer Console. These tags would be used for grouping, sorting, and filtering the list of skills in a manageable way. All our own skills would be together, each client would be…

    2 votes

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  14. Printing Skill code within JSON editor

    Which I'm in the JSON editor (or any part of ASK) can I print the code associated with my skill?
    Thanks,
    Frank M

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  15. Missing UI flow in the new beta Alexa Console

    If you select 'Measure' for a live skill from the skill list, then go to the Launch tab, you can't edit anything unless you go back to the Measure tab, switch to Development stage and go to Launch again. A stage selection drop-down in the Launch tab would be more intuitive.

    2 votes

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  16. Create a counter for tracking sobriety and dates like that.

    Is it possible for you to create a counter for tracking sobriety dates or when you quit smoking?

    1 vote

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  17. Activity Log on developer console.

    Presently Alexa developer console does not support federated login. We have team of developers who works on the same skill. It is better to have an activity log which keeps track of what changes are done to the skill by which user. This gives us a way to track the changes made by various users.

    1 vote

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  18. Allow NLU evaluations to be case insensitive

    Because it is case sensitive, the automated NLU tester almost always fails when testing values which may be contained in an Alexa built-in slot.

    It also appears random as to whether the values in the slot are uppercase, lowercase, or even mixed between two words.

    Example: For the slot AMAZON.GB_CITY, it matches the slot values, but shows a fail because sometimes they are lowercase.

    Of course, if I submit all lowercase, then it fails on the ones which are uppercase.

    It would be very easy to make the nlu tester ignore case sensitivity, which would make it more useful.

    E:…

    1 vote

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  19. Be able to put in breaklines in ISP JSON file for long descriptions

    Be able to put in breaklines in ISP JSON file for long descriptions. It works when you edit the skill.json file when you write content in the Description box on your skill so the same should be applied for description boxes of an ISP product.

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  20. Uploading from a GitHub repo in the alexa developer console is tedious

    You would think it would be far easier to grab a project from GitHub in the alexa developer console like one button that opens to enter the git url.

    Currently these are the steps

    1. Open alexa developer console

    2. Name the skill

    3. There is Create Skill Button top right.

    Then again there are other options

    1. Choose a model with seven boxes

    2. Choose a method with three boxes

    3. Ignore all those choices

    4. Press [ Create Skill ]

    Next page

    Choose a template and 10 more boxes to ignore if you want to import from GitHub

    On this page are two boxes top…

    1 vote

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