The request is the incoming data that the Alexa platform sends to your app's endpoint. It consists of information like:
- User ID,
- Intent, e.g.
- Input, e.g.
- Session data, e.g. a state
and other things that might be relevant to your app. You can access the incoming request with
Here's an example request:
In the Jovo Framework repository we keep sample requests for the most common types. You can find them here
Besides the cross-platform getter and setter methods the Google Assistant
$request object supports the following general helper methods:
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