This is an Alexa Skills training video tutorial from Alexa Developers. Here is the YouTube video description:
In this video we’ll continue our course and explain a functionality that is used very frequently by Alexa skill developers: accessing external APIs. Alexa skills are not closed environments hence you can connect to external services from the skill back-end. We’ll show how to do this from a node.js based lambda using the Axios library.
1. Fetch external API (async/await, axios)
2. Progressive Response
Zero to Hero Github:
Zero to Hero Github Part 1: https://alexa.design/Z2H7
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