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The ASK SDK Standard package provides a full distribution of the SDK, all batteries included, for building Alexa Skills.

Project description

ASK SDK - Standard / Full distribution of Python ASK SDK

ask-sdk is the standard SDK package for Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) by the Software Development Kit (SDK) team for Python. It is a all batteries included package for developing Alexa Skills.

Quick Start

Installation

Assuming that you have Python and virtualenv installed, you can install the package and it’s dependencies (ask-sdk-model, ask-sdk-core, ask-sdk-dynamodb-persistence-adapter) from PyPi as follows:

$ virtualenv venv
$ . venv/bin/activate
$ pip install ask-sdk

You can also install the whole standard package locally by following these steps:

$ git clone https://github.com/alexa/alexa-skills-kit-sdk-for-python.git
$ cd alexa-skills-kit-sdk-for-python/ask-sdk
$ virtualenv venv
...
$ . venv/bin/activate
$ python setup.py install

Usage and Getting Started

Getting started guides, SDK Features, API references, samples etc. can be found at Read The Docs

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CHANGELOG

0.1

  • Initial release of ASK SDK Standard package.

0.1.1

  • Docstring changes for generated docs.

0.1.2

  • unicode_type = six.text_type and define long in Python 3 (#1)
  • Use feature detection instead of version detection (#10)
  • Send stringified raw data to Alexa APIs (#12)

0.1.3

  • Remove inspect.getargspec from sb decorators. Closes #20

1.0.0

  • Production release of ASK SDK Standard Package.

1.1.0

This release contains the following changes:

  • Introducing runtime layer (#41)
  • Send data to service clients only if present (#39)

1.2.0

This release contains the following changes :

  • Add support for Alexa Presentation Language (Public Beta). The Alexa Presentation Language (APL) enables you to build interactive voice experiences that include graphics, images, slideshows, and to customize them for different device types.

1.3.0

This release contains the following features :

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