×

Access the eBook: voice applications for Alexa and Google Assistant

First Name
Last Name
I'd like to receive news on Algolia products, events and promotions. Read Algolia's Privacy Policy.
Thank you!
Error - something went wrong!
   

Voice applications for Alexa and Google Assistant

Yours for free, the first 3 chapters of Manning's "Voice Applications for Alexa and Google Assistant"  book written by Algolia's voice guru, Dustin Coates. 

The book is your guide to designing, building, and implementing voice-based applications for Alexa and Google Assistant. Inside, you'll learn how to build your own "skills" (the voice app term for actions the device can perform) from scratch. 

Chapter 1 covers: 

  • Understanding voice first
  • Designing for voice
  • Picturing how computers listen to speech
  • Understanding how computers speak

Chapter 2 covers: 

  • Building with the Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Node.js
  • Becoming acquainted with serverless platforms, including AWS Lambda
  • Building a call-and-response skill
  • Handling intents
  • Communicating with voice

Chapter 3 covers: 

  • Understanding the voice user interface
  • Seeing how VUI differ from graphical user interfaces
  • Learning how to use Grice’s maxims to shape a VUI
Previous eBook
The voice on the other side: search and the user-business relationship
The voice on the other side: search and the user-business relationship

Learn how your site search function can serve both you and your user, developing a symbiotic relationship t...

Next eBook
Trust in e-commerce UX: dark patterns and site search
Trust in e-commerce UX: dark patterns and site search

Using deceptive UX tactics to drive sales can ruin your brand and erode users’ trust. Instead, learn how to...