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Python 2 is no longer supported by the community. We recommend that you migrate Python 2 apps to Python 3.

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
Access App Engine legacy APIs using the App Engine SDK Migrate to an unbundled Google Cloud or third-party service, or access bundled services using the App Engine services SDK if you are using a second-generation runtime
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:

  • Downloads of your application's source code with AppCfg.
  • App Engine Launcher