The Complete Raspberry Pi Course Bundle

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What's Included

Building Alexa Skills for Home Automation with Raspberry Pi
  • Certification included
  • Experience level required: All levels
  • Access 55 lectures & 4 hours of content 24/7
  • Length of time users can access this course: Lifetime

Course Curriculum

55 Lessons (4h)

  • Introduction
  • Taking a Deeper Dive into Custom Alexa Skills
  • Preparing the hardware and software
  • Understanding flask-ask
  • Building a Hello World Alexa Skill with flask-ask
  • Building a Custom Alexa Skill to control an LED
  • Build a Custom Skill to control any device using a relay
  • Build a Custom Skill to Control any TV using an Alexa-enabled device
  • Setting up the Circuit
  • Configuring LIRC (Linux Infrared Remote Control)
  • Testing the LIRC setup
  • Alexa Skill Setup
  • Final Test
  • Project Enhancements
  • Closing

Building Alexa Skills for Home Automation with Raspberry Pi

Lee Assam


Lee Assam has over 18 years of programming, development and IT experience. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science.

Lee teaches at Universities on topics ranging from Software Development to Electrical Engineering and prototyping. He likes coming up with new ideas and prototyping them using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms.

His passion and hobby is Arduino and the Internet of Things. He has been playing around with the Arduino and the Raspberry Pi platforms since their inception, and uses his Electrical Engineering background coupled with software development skills to create and develop exciting projects. Lee prefers a hands-on, project-based learning approach and uses his teaching background to make concepts fun and entertaining, while at the same time educational and informative.


Amazon Alexa is seeping into dozens of products and Amazon's voice platform is selling by the millions, now is the time to learn how to develop products using Alexa. With Raspberry Pi, it's easy to interface with home electronics and devices to create custom skills that use Alexa to voice control virtually anything in your home. In this course, you'll learn by building projects to control your lights, appliances, and even your TV via Raspberry Pi.

  • Access 55 lectures & 4 hours of content 24/7
  • Explore the underlying Alexa ecosystem
  • Discuss custom Alexa skills & learn the components that make up a custom Alexa skill
  • Prepare your Raspberry Pi for building voice-automated projects
  • Learn how to use the Amazon Developer Portal to configure & create
  • Build a skill to control an LED connected to the Raspberry Pi w/ Alexa


Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels


  • Internet required


  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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