Workshops

How to build for Voice:
foundations, and why mobile developers are already one step ahead (beginner)

10 years ago, mobile changed the way users access information. This was made possible by the relentless innovation brought about by developers who built experiences from the ground up to be mobile-first. Today, as millions of users get accustomed to speaking to their devices, mobile developers have an opportunity to pioneer again, with voice.

Join us in a hands-on workshop to learn the foundational pillars of voice design, how voice differs from mobile, and how to build a simple voice-enabled experience from the ground up leveraging the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK). To attend the workshop, please register here

You will learn:

-      Foundations of voice design
-      Differences and similarities with mobile development
-      How to build a simple skill with the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK)

Preparation requirements: 

1. Sign up for an Amazon developer account.
2. Sign up for an AWS account. In the AWS account, select EU (Ireland) as your location. Credit card details are needed, no fee applied.

Time: September, 4th, 2-4pm
Speaker: Jeff Blankenburg

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How to build Alexa Skills:
learn to create voice-enabled experiences with Alexa (advanced)

In this hands-on workshop, you will apply the foundations of voice design by building different types of voice-enabled experiences e.g. a game from the ground up. To do this we will leverage the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) and explore advanced techniques to make your skills more natural and more engaging. To attend the workshop, please register here

You will learn:

-      How to build a skill with the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK)
-      Advanced skill design techniques like:   
-      Internationalization (i18n)
-      Session persistence
-      Multi-turn dialog
-      State management
-      Voice design best practices

Preparation requirements: 

1. Sign up for an Amazon developer account.
2. Sign up for an AWS account. In the AWS account, select EU (Ireland) as your location. Credit card details are needed, no fee applied.

Time: September, 5th, 11am-1pm
Speaker: Andrea Muttoni

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Android Things Workshop, From Dev To Maker

You are an Android developer? You want to start building real devices yourself? Android Things is the platform for you!

Android Things is the new OS for embedded systems from Google. Its crazy goal is to make it easy for Android devs to make things in the physical world. And we will try to give you a glimpse of its possibilities.

During this workshop, all attendees will build a wonderful connected catapult based on a Raspberry Pi.

You will need to bring for this session :

You don't need to bring any other material, we will take care of it for you.

Time: September, 5th, 2-4:15pm
Speaker: Gautier Mechling, Romain Menetrier