title: Run Kraken.js on Google App Engine Flexible Environment description: Learn how to deploy a Kraken.js app to Google App Engine flexible environment. author: jmdobry tags: App Engine, Kraken.js, Node.js date_published: 2017-01-10
Kraken is a secure and scalable layer that extends Express.js by providing structure and convention.
You can check out Node.js and Google Cloud Platform to get an overview of Node.js itself and learn ways to run Node.js apps on Google Cloud Platform.
- Create a project in the Google Cloud Platform Console.
- Enable billing for your project.
- Install the Google Cloud SDK.
Install the Kraken.js CLI and supporting tools:
npm install -g yo generator-kraken bower grunt-cli
Create a new Kraken.js project (this may take a moment):
Change directory into the new project:
Run the app with the following command:
Visit http://localhost:8000 to see the new project's home page.
Run the following command to deploy your app:
gcloud app deploy
http://YOUR_PROJECT_ID.appspot.comto see the