Brad Irby

Learn more about Software Architecture, CQRS, Domain Driven Design, Legacy App Modification, or Blazor.

Multilingual Alexa Skills

July 16th, 2022|Alexa, AWS|

Your skill can be accessed from anywhere in the world - in nearly any language. If it only speaks English, you are limiting your audience. Learn how to make a skill speak as many languages as you need.

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Reading and Writing S3 from C#

June 3rd, 2022|Alexa, AWS|

Reading from and writing to AWS S3 is not difficult but you must have all the right pieces in place. This article explains how to set up the bucket and write the code.

Alexa Slots Explained

April 1st, 2022|Alexa, AWS|

Developing Alexa skills takes a different path than most development. Here is a good Alexa Skill Lifecycle for a solo developer with no formal QA team.

Logger Injection vs Static Logging

January 30th, 2021|Legacy|

Logging frameworks are getting better every day. What you are using today could be out of date tomorrow. Should you add a wrapper around your logger so you can easily replace it?