Getting started with Google Cloud

Start building what's next using Google Cloud

Quickstarts
Short tutorials to help you get started with Google Cloud products, services, and APIs.
Create a Linux VM

Create a VM instance, connect to it, and delete it

Product: Compute Engine

Average Time Required: 30 min

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Store a File and Share It

Create a bucket, upload a file to it, share it, and organize it in a folder.

Product: Cloud Storage

Average Time Required: 30 min

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Deploy a Docker Container Image

Use Cloud Shell to configure gcloud and run a container image.

Product: Google Kubernetes Engine, Cloud SDK

Average Time Required: 30 min

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Train a TensorFlow Model

Train locally, in the Cloud with a single worker, and in the Cloud distributedly.

Product: AI Hub

Average Time Required: 30 min

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Run Label Detection on an Image

Upload an image to Cloud Storage and make a Label Detection request to the Cloud Vision API Service.

Product: Cloud Vision API

Average Time Required: 30 min

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Deploy a Python Application on App Engine

Create a small App Engine application that displays a short message.

Product: App Engine

Average Time Required: 30 min

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Cloud Minute
Learn everything from how to add APIs to a Google Cloud project to how to create a bucket with the Cloud Storage browser in these 60 second videos.
Sample Projects
Dive right into coding with these examples that demonstrate how to use popular and powerful Google Cloud products and features.
Bookshelf App
The Bookshelf app is a sample web app that shows how to use a variety of Google Cloud products, including:
  • App Engine flexible environment
  • Cloud SQL
  • Datastore
  • Cloud Storage
  • Compute Engine

Get started with the programming languages

Bookshelf web app with two titles displayed: Treasure Island and The Wonderful World of Oz
Translating Text

Using the Cloud Translation API is a great way to get started on Google Cloud. These code samples will show you how.

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Sentiment Analysis Tutorial

Start exploring and developing applications with the Cloud Natural Language API.

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Cloud Vision API Samples

These samples will get you started using the Cloud Vision API in several languages. The mobile app examples are particularly fun.

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Speech-to-Text Samples

These samples will get you started using the Speech-to-Text in several languages, plus a mobile app example on iOS.

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Developer and Management Tools
Tools and libraries to enhance developer productivity on Google Cloud.
Cloud SDK

Command-line interface for Google Cloud products and services.

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Cloud Shell

Manage your infrastructure and applications from the command-line in any browser.

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Google Cloud Console

Your integrated Google Cloud management console.

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Additional Resources
Documentation

Technical documentation for Google Cloud products and services.

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Solutions

Tutorials, architecture guides, and additional resources to help you build on Google Cloud.

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Support

Discover support options, find developer communities, and contact technical support.

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In-depth Tutorials

Combine Google Cloud features and services to create business solutions.

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Pricing

Google Cloud offers customer friendly pricing up to 50% less than other cloud providers.

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Training

Quickly learn to develop, manage, and design solutions on Google Cloud with training and certification programs.

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