Item:
AlexaForce 2019
Share:
twitter social iconlinkedin social iconfacebook social icon
Image

AlexaForce 2019

Early last year, Appsolutely introduced Alexa Skill Builder for Salesforce on the Appexchange. The package allows developers to create Amazon Alexa skills on the Salesforce platform, using APEX.

The package, which we affectionately call AlexaForce, is available free of charge and has been installed roughly 50 times over the past year.

During the first year of its existence several minor bugs and limitations surfaced in the app. To kick-off the year 2019 in style, we will be releasing a new version, AlexaForce 1.2, which fixes these issues.

First of all, the logging has been improved slightly, making log entries more readable.

The second major fix is the addition of request context to the inherited code. As a consequence, it's now possible to build Audio skills with AlexaForce. Previously this would not be possible due to several issues with the AlexaForce Model and the absence of the mentioned request context. In the new version, request context will be available to the developer.

Thirdly, the new version will support more of the Amazon Alexa model, for example ViewPort, MetaData, Art and Card have been added or enhanced.

AlexaForce 2019 (1.2) version will soon be published on the Appexchange, but on the AlexaForce Github page, the new package link can already be found, as well as updated documentation and a sample Audio skill.

Enjoy!


Deel dit artikel:
twitter social iconfacebook social iconlinkedin social icon

divider graphic

Related news

Update Picklist Values on Package Upgrade
March 31, 2020

Update Picklist Values on Package Upgrade

While upgrading the managed package we often forgot about the picklist field which has a limitation ...

Meet Hugo
March 17, 2020

Meet Hugo

What’s that? The sound of a new colleague entering the stage… Say hi to Hugo! This 28-year-old board...

User Access to Custom Settings in Salesforce
March 11, 2020

User Access to Custom Settings in Salesforce

With recent changes to permissions relating to Salesforce custom settings you may find that your Sal...