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In this lesson you'll learn how the world of server-side computer has changed with the rise of the internet, and the need for automatically scaling solutions. You'll also learn about the Google App Engine platform, and how it can make scalability easy.
You'll install App Engine SDK and set up a project that deploys code to the App Engine Platform. You'll also start on the project you'll be working on throughout the course: Conference Central. Finally, you'll learn about Google Cloud Endpoints, which make it easy for your server to support multiple types of client.
You'll learn about Google Datastore, and how to use it to store your data in a robust and scalable way.
You'll learn more about Google Datastore, including how to perform complex queries.
In this lesson, you'll learn about caching data, task queues, and servlets.
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Python 2.7 - check your version by running
python -V and if it's not 2.7.*, download download Python 2.7.9 for your OS and install it.
If you prefer to use Java, take this class instead - Building Scalable Apps, Java version