Creating an App Engine Flexible Application

Cloud Tools for Eclipse provides a wizard inside Eclipse to create new applications for the App Engine flexible environment.

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 GCP project.

    Go to the Manage resources page

  3. Make sure that billing is enabled for your project.

    Learn how to enable billing

  4. Ensure you have the latest version of Cloud Tools for Eclipse.

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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