As PHP version 5.5 is no longer supported by the community, we strongly recommend new apps use the PHP 7 runtime.

Migrating to the Cloud SDK

As of July 30, 2019, the standalone App Engine SDK is deprecated. It will become unavailable for download on August 30, 2020. The following table lists the deprecated features and recommended alternatives:

Deprecated Recommended action
standalone App Engine SDK Download Cloud SDK.
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 will not be available for download and might not work, if used.

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

Backward non-compatible features

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