Mark Stringer
Published © GPL3+

Daily Buzzword

This Amazon Alexa skill reads the definition of the Merriam-Webster Daily Buzzword from their website with an optional example usage & quiz.

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Daily Buzzword

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Amazon Echo
Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo
I would have used this if I could have bought one in the UK :)
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Amazon Tap
Amazon Alexa Amazon Tap
I would have been happy to use this if I could have bought one in the UK :)
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Echo Dot
Amazon Alexa Echo Dot
I would have been delighted to use this ... you get the gist, please bring them to the UK!
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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
I'm in the UK so used a Raspberry Pi 2 (and later a 3) running AVS via the Amazon sample app for my development.
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Software apps and online services

Alexa Voice Service
Amazon Alexa Alexa Voice Service
Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda

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Schematics

VUI Diagram

Visual User Interface flowchart

Code

Daily Buzzword on Github

A Github repository with the node.js source code which needs to be zipped and uploaded into an AWS Lambda function as per the guidance at https://developer.amazon.com/public/solutions/alexa/alexa-skills-kit/docs/developing-an-alexa-skill-as-a-lambda-function. A corresponding custom skill needs to be created as per https://developer.amazon.com/public/solutions/alexa/alexa-skills-kit/docs/registering-and-managing-alexa-skills-in-the-developer-portal

Credits

Mark Stringer

Mark Stringer

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