PyCharm 2017.3 Help

Google App Engine

This feature is only supported in the Professional edition.

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:

Creating, deploying, and launching applications on Google App Engine

To create, deploy, and launch an application on Google App Engine, follow these general steps:

  1. In your browser, sign in to your Google account.
  2. In PyCharm, create a Google App Engine project. See Creating Google App Engine Project.
  3. Develop the desired contents.
  4. Upload your application.
  5. Visit http://<your-application-name> to view your application in action.
  6. 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:

  1. Open Settings/Preferences dialog.
  2. Under the Languages and Frameworks node, click the Google App Engine page.
  3. Select the GAE support checkbox, and in the directory that contains Google App Engine SDK.
  4. Apply changes and close the dialog.
Last modified: 28 March 2018

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