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When you create an Alexa Skill, you can host the code in the AWS Lambda service and let Amazon handle the security requirements for you. Or you can host the skill anywhere you like and use the original Java SDK, which includes support for some of the security requirements. However, if you prefer to write in Python and want to host the skill yourself, you’ll need to take responsibility for all the security stuff.

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One of the hallmarks of the modern maker movement is the progression of an idea in digital form to the manifestation of that idea as a real, physical object. We’re already quite comfortable with the notion of “things” as software, easily shared, modified, and converted to a tangible item on demand. 3D printers and CNC machines are two of the staple devices that power this digital-to-physical workflow. In addition to those, the top wish list tool for many makers is the laser cutter. So let’s build one!

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