Amazons Alexa: Build Your Own Voice App

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Amazons Alexa: Build Your Own Voice App

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

About this workshop

Geared toward anyone with familiarity with the python programming language, this course is a hands on introduction to developing apps for the amazon echo. We'll switch between lecture and practice while developing an app to help you find out when the next bus is coming to a stop of your choice. Voice applications are an up and coming opportunity, so this class presents anyone interested with a chance to get a head start. At the end of this class, you'll be ready to make your own application and launch it to the Amazon Echo App Store.

Takeaways

  • Architect a voice application designed to find out when the next bus will arrive at a predetermined stop
  • Write the backend code to connect the SF MUNI API
  • Connect a voice user interface with the backend code for a working voice app

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Comfort with python programming (ability to create classes and functions)
  • Understanding of API's
  • Interest in voice applications

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