Google App Engine
PyCharm supports all major Google App Engine development practices.
Prior to start working, consider the following prerequisites:
- Google App Engine SDK is downloaded and installed on your computer.
- Google App Engine works with Python versions 2.5 and higher.
Google App Engine support in PyCharm
Google App Engine support in PyCharm includes:
- A dedicated project type with specific directory structure and configuration file.
- Ability to enable and configure Google App Engine support per project.
- Ability to generate and view model dependency diagram for the Google App Engine models.
- Ability to upload applications, using the command of the menu.
- Run/debug configuration for App Engine server.
Creating, deploying, and launching applications on Google App Engine
To create, deploy, and launch an application on Google App Engine, follow these general steps:
- In your browser, sign in to your Google account.
- In PyCharm, create a Google App Engine project. See Creating Google App Engine Project.
- Develop the desired contents.
- Upload your application.
http://<your-application-name>.appspot.com/to view your application in action.
- If necessary, check the logs.
Making PyCharm recognize an existing Google App Engine project
To make PyCharm recognize an existing Google App Engine project, follow these steps:
- Open Settings/Preferences dialog.
- Under the node, click the Google App Engine page.
- Select the GAE support check box, and specify the directory that contains Google App Engine SDK.
- Apply changes and close the dialog.