Amazon Alexa

Alexa is Amazon’s cloud-based voice service available on hundreds of millions of devices from Amazon and third-party device manufacturers. With Alexa, you can build natural voice experiences

Integrate the Amazon Alexa API with the Node API

Setup the Amazon Alexa API trigger to run a workflow which integrates with the Node API. Pipedream's integration platform allows you to integrate Amazon Alexa and Node remarkably fast. Free for developers.

Get Simulation Results with the Amazon Alexa API

Get the results of the specified simulation for an Alexa skill. See the documentation

 
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Run Node Code with the Node API

Write custom Node.js code and use any of the 400k+ npm packages available. Refer to the Pipedream Node docs to learn more.

 
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Simulate Alexa Skill with the Amazon Alexa API

Simulate a dialog from an Alexa-enabled device and receive the skill response for the specified example utterance. See the documentation

 
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Overview of Amazon Alexa

The Amazon Alexa API connects your Pipedream workflows to Alexa's smart capabilities, enabling you to build voice-driven interactions and extend the functionality of Alexa Skills. Interact with users through their Alexa devices, manage and update Skills, or harness Alexa's smart home control. With Pipedream's serverless platform, you can create complex workflows that respond to Alexa events, trigger actions in other services, or process voice commands for custom outcomes.

Connect Amazon Alexa

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    amazon_alexa: {
      type: "app",
      app: "amazon_alexa",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://api.amazonalexa.com/v1/skills/{{your_skill_id}}/credentials`, //for testing: amzn1.ask.skill.94225570-3d93-4671-acb0-34160d640740
      headers: {
        Authorization: `Bearer ${this.amazon_alexa.$auth.oauth_access_token}`,
        "Accept": `application/json`,
        "Content-Type": `application/json`,
      },
    })
  },
})

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// To use previous step data, pass the `steps` object to the run() function
export default defineComponent({
  async run({ steps, $ }) {
    // Return data to use it in future steps
    return steps.trigger.event
  },
})

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