Create an Alexa Skill and Get Three Months Free on Envato Tuts+

Create an Alexa Skill and Get Three Months Free on Envato Tuts+

Do you want to get involved in an emerging area of voice-recognition technology, and win free access to our extensive library of more than 750 video courses at the same time?

If so, you're in luck. Amazon is offering three free months of an Envato Tuts+ subscription to the first 500 readers who publish an Alexa skill between 31 March 2016 and 30 April 2016. 

What Is an Alexa Skill?

If you're not familiar, an Alexa skill is an interaction that works with Amazon Echo. You can read more about Alexa skills and how to create them in our tutorial on How to Build an Amazon Echo Skill in Under an Hour.

How Does the Contest Work?

All you have to do is create and publish your Alexa skill and then fill out the entry form. Amazon will then email you a promotional code
redeemable for three free months of an Envato Tuts+ subscription within six weeks of the submission of your form. 

Here are more details:

  • This promotion is only available to U.S. residents.
  • Employees of Amazon or its affiliates are not eligible to participate.
  • Developers must have an account on the Amazon Apps & Games Developer Portal and accept the App
    Distribution and Services Agreement
    to be eligible for the offer.
  • The skill must be submitted through the developer portal, must comply with Amazon's Certification Guidelines, and
    must be approved by Amazon for publication.
  • Offer limited to one promotion benefit per developer and account, and it may not be combined with other offers.
  • You will receive an email from Amazon with your promotional code and instructions on how to redeem the
    promotional code, which must be redeemed by 31 July 2016. 

Want more legal stuff? You can find the full terms and conditions right here and right under the entry form.

Get Started!

The clock is ticking, so get started on your Alexa skill and make sure that you have your skill published by the end of April. 

And don't forget, if you want to get a skill up and running quickly, check out the step-by-step tutorial on How to Build an Amazon Echo Skill in Under an Hour.

Source: Tuts Plus

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