Introduction to Google App Engine Kevin Alcock
Who is this Guy? <ul><li>Coding for a living since 1986
Educated in Christchurch
Schooled around the world
Worked for large companies ( Jade) and small (freelance)
Current gig with SBS Bank </li></ul>
So what is it? <ul><li>From the Google Overlord
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Introduction to Google App Engine - a quick overview for the Christchurch meeting of the New Zealand Python User Group NZPUG

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Intro To Google App Engine

  1. 1. Introduction to Google App Engine Kevin Alcock
  2. 2. Who is this Guy? <ul><li>Coding for a living since 1986
  3. 3. Educated in Christchurch
  4. 4. Schooled around the world
  5. 5. Worked for large companies ( Jade) and small (freelance)
  6. 6. Current gig with SBS Bank </li></ul>
  7. 7. So what is it? <ul><li>From the Google Overlord
  8. 8. Sand boxed web hosted code environment </li><ul><li>Python 2.5.2 (3 being worked on)
  9. 9. Java </li></ul><li>SDK
  10. 10. Administration Console </li></ul>
  11. 11. What is it? ... <ul><li>Store data (Big Table, GQL)
  12. 12. Memcache
  13. 13. URL Fetch, Images (PIL)
  14. 14. Mail, XMPP
  15. 15. Task Queues (cron)
  16. 16. Google Accounts
  17. 17. Templating (Django) </li></ul>
  18. 18. So what is it good for? <ul><li>Build and deploy Web Applications
  19. 19. Google Wave API (robots)
  20. 20. It's free … to a point (Quotas) </li></ul>
  21. 21. Lets see it <ul><li>OK enough of the slide show lets see something real! </li></ul>
  22. 22. More Information <ul><li>code.google.com/appengine
  23. 23. code.google.com/apis/wave </li></ul>

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