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  • 11 Oct 10

    Google App Engine enables you to build and host web apps on the same systems that power Google applications. App Engine offers fast development and deployment; simple administration, with no need to worry about hardware, patches or backups; and effortless scalability.

  • 11 Oct 10

    "Google App Engine lets you run your web applications on Google's infrastructure. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow. With App Engine, there are no servers to maintain: You just upload your application, and it's ready to serve your users."

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  • 11 Oct 10

    Python App Engine applications communicate with the web server using the CGI standard. When the server receives a request for your application, it runs the application with the request data in environment variables and on the standard input stream (for POST data). To respond, the application writes the response to the standard output stream, including HTTP headers and content.

  • 11 Oct 10

    "A Python App Engine application must have a configuration file named app.yaml that specifies how URL paths correspond to request handlers and static files. It also contains information about the application code, such as the application ID and the latest version identifier."

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