https://mastodon.social/media/CJcxBYEZmJ8P4kHN-KAmy first Alexa skill to be published!
You can now get the UK flood forecast as part of your flash briefing.
Will blog imminently.
Tusky is finally back in the main F-Droid repository! https://f-droid.org/repository/browse/?fdid=com.keylesspalace.tusky
You can just as well search for "Tusky" in the F-Droid app to find it.
Trigger Warnings and Content Notes. Does anyone have good icons that I can use in a presentation to show various things which people may want to be alerted to?
I've been ranting about Amazon's developer experience for Alexa Skills.
Basically, it is RUBBISH! A terrible experience trying to get multiple Amazon accounts talking to each other, out of date tutorials, and extremely limited options.
The Echo / Dot think is a fun toy, but a right pain to develop for. Pretty hard to use as well.
@email@example.com is pretty funny but I'm getting increasingly annoyed by them ridiculing things that are actually helpful for disabled people.
I've written a basic primer at https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2013/01/be-a-better-speaker/
Does anyone have an EASY tutorial for setting up Alexa skills?
Related, is anyone using the Amazon Echo for anything interesting? The music and news stuff is very dull, but I like the light switch integration.