This is an AlexaBridge event. The focus will be on developing Alexa Skills to be utilized by Amazon Echoes.
AlexaBridge is a free Amazon Alexa programming workshop for women. Alexa is the voice service that powers Echo, provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to interact with devices in a more intuitive way using voice.
Please join us if you identify as a woman (cis, trans, genderqueer, or gender non-conforming) and are a(n):
Intermediate students will be paired together to create a skill using Node.js, Java, C# or .NET and a 3rd party API of their choosing. We will have TAs available to assist with technical decisions.
We're looking for volunteers (any gender) to teach and TA who have Amazon Web Services, Node.js, Java, C# or .NET experience.
Academy Pittsburgh is taking care of hosting, food and drinks. A big thank you to them!
The workshop will take place at Work Hard's newest location. We will be in touch with details.
Food and drinks will be provided. Please indicate dietary needs when signing up.