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TL;DR Amazon's Echo SDK doesn't provide all the building blocks necessary to build conversational apps so we came up with a design pattern to supplement the SDK. If your app is built on .NET the pattern is already baked into AlexaSkillsKit.NET, otherwise it's straightforward to implement in Java, node.js, Python or any other platform/language you build on.
Developing apps for Amazon Echo, called Alexa skills, is different than developing for other devices such as Android or iOS smartphones. Alexa skills are not installed on the actual device. Instead, they are web services hosted in the cloud. When a user wakes an Echo device and makes a request, that request is sent to the Alexa service in the cloud. If the request was intended for your app, the Alexa service sends a request to your app, waits for the response, and delivers the response to the user. You can develop the web service for your Alexa skills using any programming language as long as you respect the Alexa REST interface which uses JSON payloads over HTTPS.