Setting Up Your Development Environment

To set up your environment for developing on Custom Runtime:

  1. Install and initialize the gcloud CLI for deploying and managing your apps. If you already have the gcloud CLI installed and initialized, run the gcloud components update command to update to the latest release.

    By downloading, you agree to be bound by the Terms that govern use of the gcloud CLI for App Engine.

  2. To locally test and run your App Engine custom runtime apps, install Docker:

    Install Docker

  3. Don't forget to set up your environment. For example, install a version of your custom runtime and your preferred tooling.

Installing optional tools

  • For access to code, samples, libraries, and tools in GitHub, install Git:

    Install Git