Download the SDK for App Engine

The Cloud SDK provides you the gcloud command-line tooling for deploying and managing your apps.

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

To install the SDK and configure your environment for developing on Java:

  1. Download, install, and then initialize the Cloud SDK:

    Download and Install the Cloud SDK

  2. Download and install Git for access to code, samples, libraries, and tools in GitHub:

    Download and Install Git

  3. If you don't already have the Java programming language installed, download and install a version.

    See Java 8 / Jetty 9 runtime or Java 8 runtime for details, or see Custom Runtimes for information about using other Java versions.

    Download and Install Java 8

  4. Install Java tools. You can use the Maven or Gradle plugins to build, deploy, and manage your Java apps:

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