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Central Ohio Azure Meetup

Join Cardinal App Dev Consultant Ryan Miller for a a discussion on building an Alexa Skill using Azure Functions at the next Central Ohio Azure User Group Meetup!

The Making of My Teenage Daughter Alexa

I have an 11-year-old child and a 14-year-old child and I’ve discovered a real pattern with the speech of these two. Unfortunately, sometimes they aren’t around because they’re at school or maybe off at camp. In those times, I have no one around to tell me how much everything sucks. That got me thinking, “Some poor folks don’t even have a teenager in the house. How would they know that everything sucks?” With the proper skill, Alexa can help them out.

In this session, we'll see what it takes to build an Alexa Skill called Teenage Daughter. The code is C# and the service host is Azure Functions. We'll cover Custom Slots, Intent Schema, Utterances, and Testing; we'll delve into Azure functions and how to create multiple environments to keep our production instance separate from development instance; and we'll cover any other tips and tricks that I've learned while creating my Teenage Daughter.

Presented by

App Dev Consultant

Ryan helps enterprise customers build solutions to improve their businesses and the work lives of their employees. As a Principal Consultant in Cardinal's Columbus office, Ryan helps clients envision the solutions they need and then figure out how to efficiently build those solutions on Azure and Office 365.


8800 Lyra Drive #400
Columbus, OH


October 9, 2017
6 p.m.

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