To set up your environment for developing on Python 2:
Install the latest release of Python 2.
See Python 2 Runtime Environment for a list of the supported versions.
Install and initialize the Cloud SDK. If you already have the Cloud SDK installed and initialized, run the
gcloud components updatecommand to update to the latest release.
The Cloud SDK provides you the
gcloudcommand-line tooling for deploying and managing your apps.
By downloading, you agree to be bound by the Terms that govern use of the Cloud SDK for App Engine.
Install the gcloud component that includes the App Engine extension for Python 2.
If you used the
yumpackage managers to install the Cloud SDK, use those same package managers to install the gcloud component.
Otherwise, use the following command:
gcloud components install app-engine-python
Installing optional tools
For access to code, samples, libraries, and tools in GitHub, install Git:
Install your preferred tooling or framework, for example you can use any of the following frameworks to develop your Python 2 app:
gcloud components install app-engine-python-extras