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Welcome to the Alexa Smart Home Skill API Forum!

The Alexa Smart Home Skill API Forum is a place where you can discuss all aspects of building Smart Home skills for Alexa.

If you are new to building Smart Home skills, here are a couple of resources to help get you started:

Tech Docs

These links should help provide the foundation for understanding how smart home skills operate, as well as the prerequisites and requirements in order to utilize the smart home skill API.

Code Samples

These samples will help you quickly test the smart home skill API, as well as providing a solid foundation to build upon and customize depending on your device cloud setup.


Devices not being discovered? Issues with proactive state management? Check out the following blogs for some hints and tips on troubleshooting smart home skill related issues:

Works with Alexa

Works with Alexa is a certification program which you can pursue in order for your products to carry the Works with Alexa badge in the Amazon Smart Home Store. Please head on over to the Works with Alexa Forum to see past discussions and to post questions.

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