Setting Up Your Development Environment

To develop and deploy PHP apps on App Engine, you need to download and install PHP and the Cloud SDK.

Installing PHP and Cloud SDK

  1. Download, install, and initialize Google Cloud SDK, which provides 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.

  2. To test and preview your application locally, download and install PHP 7.2 or 7.3, matching the version you used for app development:

    Download and install PHP

Installing optional tools

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