Google App Engine is a cloud computing technology for hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers. Google App Engine is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering for Java, Python, Go (experimental) and PHP (beta).

Google App Engine is a cloud computing technology for hosting web applications in Google-managed data centers.

Google App Engine lets you run your web applications on Google's infrastructure; applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow:

  • Zero to sixty: Scale your app automatically without worrying about managing machines.
  • Supercharged APIs: Supercharge your app with services such as Task Queue, XMPP, and Cloud SQL, all powered by the same infrastructure that powers the Google services you use every day.
  • You're in control: Manage your application with a simple, web-based dashboard allowing you to customize your app's performance.

With App Engine, there are no servers to maintain: You just upload your application, and it's ready to serve your users.

As of March 5th, 2012, Stack Overflow is Google's official community support channel for technical App Engine questions under the tag. Developers should continue to use the discussion forum for topics that are not a good fit for the Stack Overflow format and the AppEngine Google Code page for reporting defects.

Many questions are specific to their SDK for , , or . Please include the appropriate language tag with those questions.

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