[triangle-zpug] Google's App Engine

Dave Powell jdavep at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 19:25:15 UTC 2008


Whoops...sorry i missed that earlier link. Like I said, I've been a little
> out of touch lately.
>
> It seems really cool...but I wonder what their model for viability is
> going forward....Ad revenue?  Does anyone in the TriZPUG have an account?
>
> Thx...
> ...dave p


ps...I also wonder just how big the Py community is these days...of course
it's a dedicated bunch, hence the early adopters snatching up those
accounts.

Anybody heard any current numbers on that?



On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 3:15 PM, Dave Powell <jdavep at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 2:09 AM, Chris Church <
> flyingfred0+trizpug at gmail.com <flyingfred0%2Btrizpug at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
> > Chris Calloway had sent out a link to it on Tuesday.  I believe it was
> > just announced on Monday, but all of the developer accounts have been
> > claimed, so there's just a waiting list now to actually be able to run your
> > code on Google's servers.  Apparently one person has used their precious
> > developer spot to do nothing but request PHP support...ugh.  (
> > http://i-want-php.appspot.com/ )
> > You can still download the SDK and try it out on your own machine.  I
> > went through the "Getting Started" guide in less than 15 minutes just to get
> > my feet wet.  If you have an existing app running on your Python web
> > framework of the week (Turbogears, Django, etc.) -- and it doesn't depend on
> > any C extensions, sockets, write access to the filesystem, etc. -- it
> > shouldn't be too much trouble to make it work with the appengine.  The
> > biggest change will be how you define and use your data model, since Google
> > has their own data store you have to use instead of a relational database.
> >
> > At the very least, I think it will allow developers to focus more on the
> > apps themselves and spend less time worrying about where to host it and how
> > to make it scalable.
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 12:14 AM, Dave Powell <jdavep at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >  hey guys...
> > >
> > > ...my py/plone fun has been minimal lately, but i came across this
> > > tonight...
> > >
> > > ...has anybody played with it yet?..anybody done a preso on it?...
> > >
> > > ...it's a pretty big use-case for Python, and i'm interested in
> > > opinions...
> > >
> > > later...
> > > ...dave p
> > >
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919.345.8370
jdavep at gmail.com
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