Amazon will currently let developers to proposal premium make happy for grasp in Alexa skills intended at children. The business on Friday introduced new tools for house skills with in-app purchases that requires the Amazon story owner — typically mom or dad — to authorize or decline the requested goods by a content or email.
In-skill purchasing was first introduced to entirely U.S. Alexa developers previous year, and other recently became available to intercontinental developers. But like any app expected at children, Alexa skills required to bid a foothold admiration workflow for folks in its kids’ category, or it would possibility unapproved purchases initiated by younger users.
That’s someplace these new developer tools happen in.
Now, developers container coin premium teenager skills by moreover the Alexa Skills belongings Command-Line border (ASK CLI) or the Alexa Developer Console.Other tools set a limit the skills to transmit firm footing needs to the explanation owner over SMS or email. The tab container at that moment has 24 hours to be active on the request, or the appeal is involuntarily canceled.
The premium gratify be able to get here in the system of both one-time purchases or subscriptions, says Amazon.
A knot of developers had beforehand log on to the tools and by now further premium contented to their have possession of joke skills. This includes the complete prize winner from one of Amazon’s developer contests, Kids Court; plus You go for hero Adventures; Travel Quest; Animal Sounds; and Master Swords.
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