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Migrating to the gcloud CLI

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The standalone App Engine SDK was deprecated as of July 30, 2019, and it is now shut down. The following table lists features and their recommended alternatives:

Deprecated Recommended action
standalone App Engine SDK Download Google Cloud CLI
appcfg commands Migrate from AppCfg to gcloud command line

Migration timetable

July 30, 2019: The standalone App Engine SDK-based tooling is deprecated.

August 30, 2020: The standalone App Engine SDK is not available for download and might not work, if used.

August 30, 2020: Google shut down and removed support for the standalone App Engine SDK.

Backward non-compatible features

As a result of the shutdown of the appcfg tool and the standalone App Engine SDK, the following features are currently not supported in gcloud CLI: