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Alexander Sanchez1,181 Points
What do all the different files in the zip folder do?
If I've understood correctly, the course only goes through the steps of planning a skill and adding it to the alexa dev console, not to mention getting it ready for certification. But, what about the code that I write for the skill?? There are a number of files in the zipped folder. I'd like to know what those do and how that map back to the skill that I'm creating.
Andrew Chalkley can you add more color on this please? Just a simple mapping for the files necessary for creating the Treehouse skill would super helpful. Thanks.
Andrew ChalkleyTreehouse Guest Teacher
I cover some of these files later but here's a break down.
node_modules - folder for the software libraries needed for the skill service to run you don't need to touch anything in there.
definitions.json - contains all the definitions that you can change for your dictionary skill
responses.json - contains all the questions, and prompts that the user will hear from your skill.
Hope that helps.