Today we announced that developers can now programmatically manage and test their skills with the Alexa Skill Management API (SMAPI) and the Alexa Skills Kit Command-line Interface (ASK CLI), new features in the Alexa Skills Kit.
You can now perform a full range of skill management and testing functions directly from the command line and with REST APIs using the Alexa Skills Kit Command Line Interface (ASK CLI) and the Alexa Skill Management API (SMAPI). Use ASK CLI for programmatic management of your own skills. Use SMAPI for creating tools that include skill management in their workflow.
To continue learning more, please see our blog post here.