About Cloud Endpoints Frameworks with Java

This page describes the libraries and tools and provides other information to help you get started using Cloud Endpoints Frameworks with Java. See About Cloud Endpoints Frameworks for an architectural overview of Cloud Endpoints Frameworks.

Libraries and tools

Cloud Endpoints Frameworks for App Engine standard provides the following libraries and tools:


To use Endpoints Frameworks, follow the process shown in the Tutorial.

You'll need to know how to develop the client of your choice, such as JavaScript web clients, or mobile clients, such as Android.

Development process

The general workflow for developing an app using Endpoints Frameworks is:

  1. Create your API project, then write your API code.
  2. Annotate your API, so classes and client libraries can be generated from it.
  3. Generate the OpenAPI configuration file and deploy it as described in the Tutorial.
  4. Optionally, test your API locally.
  5. Deploy the API.
  6. Generate the client library
  7. Write your client app, using the client library when making calls to the API.

Getting Started

To get started, follow the Tutorial to configure, deploy, and send requests to a sample API. Then come back to this section for the information you need to configure, deploy, and test your own API.

Migrating from Endpoints 1.0

If you've already developed an API backend using the previous version of Endpoints, follow the Migration Guide to move your app to Endpoints 2.0.

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