This bundle has ended
Here are a selection of bundles you may like
Subscribe to our Email Newsletter to get Fanatical promotions direct to your inbox.
Home Automation Bundle 2nd Edition
Alexa Skills Projects
Get up and running with the fundamentals of Amazon Alexa and build exciting IoT projects with Alexa Skills Projects.
This eBook is a practical guide filled with real-world examples that will help you understand the process of creating Alexa Skills from scratch, and it's real-world applications. Gain hands-on experience of working with Amazon Echo and Alexa, and learn about voice-enabled smart devices.
ABOUT THIS EBOOK
Amazon Echo is a smart speaker developed by Amazon, which connects to Amazon's Alexa Voice Service and is entirely controlled by voice commands. Amazon Echo is currently being used for a variety of purposes such as home automation, asking generic queries, and even ordering a cab or pizza.
Alexa Skills Projects starts with a basic introduction to Amazon Alexa and Echo. You will then deep dive into Alexa Programming concepts such as Intents, Slots, Lambdas and maintaining your skills state using DynamoDB. You will get a clear understanding of how some of the most popular Alexa Skills work, and gain experience of working with real-world Amazon Echo applications. In the concluding chapters, you will explore the future of voice-enabled applications and their coverage with respect to the Internet of Things.
By the end of the book, you will have learned to design Alexa Skills for specific purposes and interact with Amazon Echo to execute these skills.
WHO IS THIS EBOOK FOR
Alexa Skills Projects is for individuals who want to have a deep understanding of the underlying technology that drives Amazon Echo and Alexa, and how it can be integrated with the Internet of Things to develop hands-on projects.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
With the Alexa Skills Projects eBook, you will learn how to:
- Discover how an Alexa Skill is architected
- Gain experience of programming for Amazon Echo
- Understand how Amazon Echo is already being used in various domains
- Get a clear understanding of how some of the most popular Alexa Skills work
- Explore future applications of Amazon Echo and other voice-activated devices
- Design Alexa Skills for specific purposes and interact with Amazon Echo to execute them
This eBook is available in EPUB, MOBI and PDF formats.
About this Bundle
Know your Alexa from your Arduino and create harmony between your household gadgets with the Home Automation Bundle 2nd Edition. In this collection of 15 eBooks, featuring four new-to-Fanatical titles, you’ll get to grips with setting up your own smart home, integrating technologies such as your thermostat, smart devices and home security into one practical solution.
Gain experience of programming for Amazon Echo with Alexa Skills Projects; master Echo's logging and error handling facilities with Echo Quick Start Guide; and learn about various ESP8266 modules to make interesting independent home automation projects with help from ESP8266 Home Automation Projects.
Discover how to work with electronic components to build small circuits with BeagleBone Home Automation Blueprints; construct applications with external devices and sensors on Linux and Intel Galileo using standard and third-party Linux libraries with Home Automation with Intel Galileo; and learn to build simple yet awesome home automated projects using an Arduino and the Raspberry Pi with guidance from Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino - Second Edition.
Discover how to build your own motion sensors, control lamps remotely with Arduino Home Automation Projects; understand the very basics of GPIO control with help from BeagleBone Home Automation; and detect and respond to IoT security incidents and compromises with Practical Internet of Things Security - Second Edition.
Build a home security dashboard using an infrared motion detector with Internet of Things Programming Projects; integrate motion detectors, cameras and alarms with Building Smart Homes with Raspberry Pi Zero; and use the power of the Intel Galileo boards to build exciting 'do-it-yourself' projects with Intel Galileo Blueprints.
Learn how to use sensors to build your own mini weather station with Mastering Arduino; understand and set up the security and privacy features required for your system with Mastering Internet of Things; and control your home theatre and many, more projects with Netduino Home Automation Projects.
All eBooks are available in EPUB, MOBI and PDF formats.