AWS & Alexa Workshop
Welcome to AWS & Alexa Workshop!
The goal of this workshop is learn how to build Alexa Skills using AWS Services. To access the workshop content, please visit
In this workshop, you will learn:
- How to build an Alexa Custom Kill
- How to build an Alexa-enabled Lamp using Smart Home Skill
- Implement Alexa Account Linking
The workshop website is built on Hugo. You do NOT need to install Hugo and clone this repo if you want to run this workshop. The following step is ONLY used to build the workshop material itself and run a localhost version of the content.
On a mac:
brew install hugo
- Download from the releases page: https://github.com/gohugoio/hugo/releases/tag/v0.46
- Extract and save the executable to
Clone this repo:
From wherever you checkout repos:
git clone email@example.com:aws-samples/aws-alexa-workshop.git (or your fork)
Clone the theme submodule:
cd aws-alexa-workshop cd workshop
Run Hugo locally:
hugo server -D, and open
http://localhost:1313/ in your browser.
hugo will build your content locally and output to
. ├── metadata.yml <-- Metadata file with descriptive information about the workshop ├── README.md <-- This instructions file ├── deck <-- Directory for presentation deck ├── resources <-- Directory for workshop resources │ ├── code <-- Directory for workshop modules code │ ├── policies <-- Directory for workshop modules IAM Roles and Policies │ └── templates <-- Directory for workshop modules CloudFormation templates └── workshop ├── buildspec.yml <-- AWS CodeBuild build script for building the workshop website (Note this is being deprecated in favour of automated builds within the workshops.aws platform. You shouldn\'t need to touch this file) ├── config.toml <-- Hugo configuration file for the workshop website └── content <-- Markdown files for pages/steps in workshop └── static <-- Any static assets to be hosted alongside the workshop (ie. images, scripts, documents, etc) └── themes <-- AWS Style Hugo Theme (Do not edit!)
This project the following folders:
deck: UNUSED RIGHT NOW Future location to store your presentation materials. For now, you should store them centrally in a system like KnowledgeMine or Wisdom.
resources: UNUSED RIGHT NOW Store any example code, IAM policies, or Cloudformation templates needed by your workshop here.
workshop: This is the core workshop folder. This is generated as HTML and hosted for presentation for customers.