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Alexa Skills - Developer Voice And Vote

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This site enables Alexa Skill Developers to request and vote on features you'd like to see in the developer toolset and services for Alexa.

Please bear in mind that this site is for Alexa skill builders, not Alexa users. For more information about using UserVoice, please see our blog post here: [Vote on developer features you would like to see at Alexa Skills Kit User Voice]

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  1. Having a skill to have a calendar or scheduler to ad meetings or work schedule without having to line your phone or use any personal information

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  2. 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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  3. I can currently see what is music playing on devices through the Alexa app but I do not have the ability to see what’s being watched via my video streaming devices.

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  4. JSON is great, but YAML is way easier. Especially the configs for models can be quite long and the ability to add comments in YAML would really make it easier to read.

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  5. The current design of the APL Tool requires a lot of scrolling. I'd prefer to have two columns. The left column would have a tab across the top with options for Document | Resource | Styles | Layouts | Datasources. The json code would be displayed below the tab which would allow a lot more lines to be displayed with an option of increasing the font size. If Layouts is selected, an option could be made available to change between the diagrams and json code. The right column would have a top and bottom section with the preview on top…

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  6. It would be great to have way to see what skills are Echo Show/Spot/Any Screen and/or display ready.

    Otherwise people don't know what skills are just going to be audio, or have visuals on them.

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  7. When the Alexa simulator says "You just triggered <MyCustomIntent>", there should be some cue, message, indication, of the words in the intent handler code are not being heard. It's clear the intent handler was reached, the handler uses speak, how could anyone know what the problem is?

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  8. opening new tabs is extremely annoying

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  9. In the list with request and response history, a click on a request should fill in the clicked text into the textbox to use it again

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  10. By surfing the forums I found that a lot of users have problems validating their ssml. Constant issues are misplaced tags, unclosed tags, missing brackets or extra spaces inside of the tags.

    Because error message says only, that input was invalid users don't know what was invalid and they keep asking the same thing - to explain them what is wrong with their ssml, which most of the time is one of the problems I mentioned before.

    My suggestion would be to add a better validation for ssml, including 'Voice & Tone' tab. It should give better messages to at…

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  11. Please make a note on the endpoint editor that alexa backend goes only on 443 port (in case of HTTPS). It's a bit cryptic.

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  12. Not sure if this is a bug or is by design. If I have the output text of <speak> 2 is > 3 </speak> this works and Alexa will read 2 is greater than 3. However if I have the output text of <speak> 2 is < 3 </speak>, where I would expect 2 is less than 3, I get an error "The input was incompatible" and Alexa will instead respond There was a problem with the requested skills response.

    This appears to be an issue because it sees the < as the beginning of a closing tag for…

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  13. Need a way for developers to measure the impact of CanHandleIntent

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  14. Currently gameplay is limited to single device. Communicating cross device — ex. Drop in — is available, but not gameplay. Being able to challenge/play multiple devices at different locations — rooms, houses, etc.

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  15. If you currently provide copyright information in the skill or the skill description because you use content from another source amazon certification flags this attributions as advertisments which is false. Copyright is not advertisment so please change this behaviour.

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  16. An issue for larger organizations is the lack of governance around access to the developer console and specific features of the console. For example, I'd like to be able to allow a developer to contribute to a skill or do their own POCs, but prevent them from submitting for certification.

    It would also be useful if SAML auth were supported to allowed for federated access to the console.

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  17. When a user invokes a Skill on a Fire TV Cube, provide a way for our fulfillment webhook to determine that the device is a Fire TV Cube. We know we can determine that the skill was invoked on a device that has a screen, but we need a way to determine that it is not an Echo Show or Spot, but instead a TV connected to a FireTV Cube.

    Then, provide a way to determine whether or not the TV power is on or off. If it is off, provide a way for us to tell the Cube to…

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  18. Include PostCode slot type

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  19. I've created a smart home skill for a device that needs some time between each actuation.

    I know in advance if a device is ready or not to be controlled again.

    I would like to provide a nicer feedback to the user by replying to control request with an error indicating that the device need some time to execute a new command in the cases where my device cannot be controlled when the request arrives.

    This command should be translated in something like:
    The device X is temporarily busy please try again later.

    The ASK SDK already provide few errors…

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  20. It would be nice to have a feature that would not change the device ID, when a skill is Disabled or Re-enablied.

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