Building Alexa Skills: From idea to production in a day


In 2017, voice-driven applications for Amazon’s Echo, Google Home, and mobile devices have drawn massive traction. This workshop will help you understand the current voice applications ecosystem and the challenges of building one and releasing it to market. Additionally, we will teach you how to get started with the Alexa SDK and how to build and set up a custom Alexa Skill using Node.js with a serverless architecture based on AWS Lambda.



Juan Salvador Agraz 73, piso 5, Col. Lomas de Santa Fe, CDMX

March 22

Course Dates

Mexico City, MX


6 hrs

Course Length

20 students

Onsite limited



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Online Resources

Have access to online resources and courses, for an in-depth understanding of weekly topics.


1:1 Mentorship

Have 1:1 mentorship sessions with Wizeline’s Engineering Team.


9:00-9:45 AM

Registration & Coffee Breakt

9:45-10:00 AM

Conversational Applications Ecosystem

10:00-10:15 AM

Alexa Skill Overview

10:15-12:00 PM

Coding Session: Building your Alexa Skill with Node.js and Alexa SDK

12:00-12:15 PM


12:15-1:00 PM

Coding Session: Building your Alexa Skill with Node.js and Alexa SDK

1:00-1:30 PM

Steps to Launching your Alexa Skill

1:30-2:00 PM





Software Engineer

Gustavo spent many years doing research in the field of Healthcare Systems at UC Berkeley and The University of Sydney, as well as software development and consulting. His passion for new technology led him to start the Bots initiative at Wizeline. Gustavo earned his Master's degree in Software and IT from Tec de Monterrey.

Abraham González

Abraham González

Software Engineer

Abraham is a web developer enthusiast and Front End, lover. Founder of Hacker Talk a video podcast for interviews with Latin entrepreneurs and developers. He has participated in tons of hackathons and startups weekends. Now working at Wizeline developing responsive interfaces four different front-end projects.

Israel Gómez

Israel Gómez

Software Engineer

Israel got his B.E. in Computer Systems at the Instituto Politecnico Nacional. In a previous life, Israel worked on software projects in the Travel domain and has also worked for the local government. Currently, he works as a Software Engineer at Wizeline, collaborating on an application to predict the behavior of social networks. He enjoys discovering new technologies, proposing them to his team, and teaching about them to the community.

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