Setting Up Your Development Environment

To set up your environment for developing on Ruby:

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

    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.

    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 Ruby programming language installed, download and install a version.

    See Ruby runtime for a list of the supported versions, or see Custom Runtimes for information about using other Ruby versions.

    Download and Install Ruby

  4. Install your preferred tooling or framework, for example the Sinatra or Ruby on Rails frameworks.