Creating an App Engine Standard Application

Google Cloud Tools for Eclipse provides a wizard inside Eclipse to create new applications for the App Engine standard 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 Cloud Platform project.

    Go to the Manage resources page

  3. Enable billing for your project.

    Enable billing

  4. Ensure you installed the following:
    1. Eclipse version 4.5 or later.
    2. The latest version of the Google Cloud SDK.
    3. The Cloud Tools for Eclipse plugin.
  5. Install the app-engine-java components by running the following command in your terminal:
        gcloud components install app-engine-java

Creating a new App Engine standard project

To create a new App Engine standard project in Eclipse:

  1. Click the Google Cloud Platform toolbar button .

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

  3. Enter a Project name and (optionally) a Java package.

  4. To create a Maven-based App Engine project, check Create as Maven Project and enter a Maven Group ID and Artifact ID.

  5. Select the libraries (Google Cloud Endpoints and Objectify) to include in the project.

  6. Click Finish.

The wizard generates a native Eclipse project, with a simple servlet, that you can run and deploy from the IDE.

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