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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 Eclipse 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.
Finally, you'll see how the Conference Central server can seamlessly be used with an Android client.
You need to:
See the developer documentation for help on installing Java and Maven https://developers.google.com/appengine/docs/java/gettingstarted/setup
For more details on setting up the development environment, and for troubleshooting hints, see our Development Environment Setup Document