Programming Google App Engine Applications in Python
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COURSE COST: $1295.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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Google App Engine™, which is part of the comprehensive Google Cloud Platform™ suite of cloud-based services, provides a powerful and flexible framework in which you can develop full-featured cloud-based applications. In this course, you'll learn how to develop App Engine applications in Python®, using HTML templates that your code loads with content from Google Datastore and Google Cloud Storage™.

You'll learn how to address various challenges of developing in a scalable, cloud-based application environment, including concepts such as data consistency, cost containment, uploading large batches of content to the cloud, and processing tasks in background processes. You'll become familiar with a wide variety of libraries and services, including Webapp2, Jinja2, WTForms, Google user authentication, search, ZIP file compression, channels, taskqueue, and others.


This course is designed for programmers who want to learn to develop cloud-based applications by using Google App Engine for Python.

To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience writing programs in the Python programming language and developing web content in HTML and JavaScript. It is recommended that you have some experience developing web applications using a server-side programming language. You should also be aware of products within the Google Cloud Platform, and have a general understanding of their benefits and capabilities.

You can obtain this level of knowledge and skills by taking the following Logical Operations courses, or having equivalent knowledge and skills:

HTML5: Content Authoring Fundamentals
HTML5: Content Authoring with New and Advanced Features
Python® Programming: Introduction
Google Cloud Fundamentals


Course does not included courseware cost of $ 70.70. Course to run is subject to minimum enrollment. If minimum enrollment is not met course may run as a virtual instructor led course. For more information, please contact: or call: 207.775.0244.


In this course, you will develop Google App Engine applications in Python.
Perform the complete cycle of Google App Engine development, including development tools setup, programming, testing, and deployment.
Develop a user interface by using Webapp2 and HTML templates.
Authenticate Google account users, and control access to application features based on the user account.
Enable a web application to respond to get and post requests, and process web form submissions.
Store, retrieve, and delete data in Google Cloud Datastore.
Store, retrieve, and delete files in Google Cloud Storage, while controlling consistency and optimizing for performance and cost of storage services.
Perform background and batch operations and provide notifications to users through HTTP, XMPP, Mail, and Sockets.
Query the datastore and use the Search API to search application content.
Upload and deploy applications to the cloud.

Lesson 1: Developing and Testing an Application
Topic A: Set Up the Google App Engine Environment
Topic B: Create an App Engine Project
Topic C: Launch and Test an Application

Lesson 2: Developing a Web App User Interface
Topic A: Use HTML Templates
Topic B: Incorporate Static Files in a Web Application

Lesson 3: Authenticating Google Users
Topic A: Provide a Login Capability
Topic B: Control Access to App Features Through Authentication

Lesson 4: Handling User Input
Topic A: Process Web Requests
Topic B: Process Forms Securely
Topic C: Validate User Input

Lesson 5: Storing Data in the Datastore
Topic A: Store and Retrieve Datastore Entities
Topic B: Use the Datastore Effectively
Topic C: Edit and Delete Datastore Entities

Lesson 6: Working with Files
Topic A: Support File Uploads
Topic B: Optimize Retrieval of Published Data

Lesson 7: Performing Background and Batch Operations
Topic A: Import Bulk Data
Topic B: Send Messages to Users

Lesson 8: Querying the Datastore
Topic A: Query the Google Cloud Datastore
Topic B: Perform Search
Topic C: Query Cursors

Lesson 9: Managing Applications in the Cloud
Topic A: Create and Configure the Project
Topic B: Deploy the Application
Topic C: Optimize Performance