Alexa Smart Home Extensions to Skill Kit


(Jon Hobby) #1

I have had great success with this new extension to Alexa. Seems Amazon has helped with alot of the starting pieces. Has anyone else checked this out on the Amazon developers pages?


(I got a hair cut from Alexa) #2

The smart home extensions are good, they give you accesses to switches and thermostats, but you cant really get the status of anything. We wanted more so we created custom skills that went far beyond the Smart Home Extensions. I created AskHome for programmers using this technique, and Michael created Ask Alexa which helps anybody talk to ANY smartthings device. They are both complicated to install, but well worth it…and Michael has a big list of step by step instructions to insure your success with Ask Alexa. Give it a try!



(Jon Hobby) #3

Was not aware of AskHome. Sorry. Looked at AskAlexa but it broke my working system. I am going to github now…