Setting Up Your Development Environment

Prepare your environment for Node.js app development and deployment on App Engine by installing the tools below.

Installing Node.js and Cloud SDK

  1. Download and install Node.js and npm (Node Package Manager):

    Download and install Node.js and npm

  2. Download and install the Cloud SDK. Follow the instructions in the Cloud SDK page to initialize and set your Cloud project ID in the gcloud command-line tool:

    Download and install Google Cloud SDK

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

Installing optional tools