Creating an App Engine Flexible Application

This document describes how to create an App Engine application for the flexible environment from within Google Cloud Tools for Eclipse.

Before you begin

  1. Sign in to your Google account.

    If you don't already have one, sign up for a new account.

  2. Select or create a Cloud Platform project.

    Go to the Manage resources page

  3. Enable billing for your project.

    Enable billing

  4. Ensure you are using Eclipse IDE version 4.5 or later.
  5. Ensure you have installed the latest version of the Google Cloud SDK.
  6. Install the app-engine-java components by running the following command in your terminal:
        gcloud components install app-engine-java

Creating a flex application

To create an App Engine application for the flex environment:

  1. Click the Google Cloud Platform toolbar button .

  2. Select Create New Project > Google App Engine Flexible Java Project....

    The New App Engine Flexible Project wizard displays.

    A dialog box to create a new Eclipse project for the flexible
 environment. It provides a field to enter a project name. It has a checkbox
 to save files in the default location or a field to enter a new location.
 It provides a field to enter a name for the Java package and the App
 Engine service. It provides a checkbox to create the project as a Maven
 project, and fields to enter the Group ID, Artifact ID, and version.

  3. Enter a Project name for your application.

  4. If you want, enter values for the optional fields:

    1. Enter a Java package name.

    2. Select the Create as Maven project checkbox to generate a pom.xml and configure the Eclipse project to use the Maven builder.

    3. Enter the Group ID and Artifact ID for your Maven project.

  5. Click Finish.

    The new application appears in the Eclipse Project Explorer.

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