Python 3 on Google App Engine entered into beta, now allows developing applications in the Python version you prefer and create performant mobile and web backends using the frameworks and libraries of your choice.
Google says the feature has long been asked by the developers running Python on Google App Engine for Python 3 and third-party Python packages.
Now with today’s beta release support for Python 3.4 and 2.7 runtime on App Engine Flexible Environment.
The company explains that those who choose to running a Python application on App Engine, can use the tools and databases of choice and knowledge like: MongoDB, MySQL or Google Cloud Datastore.
In addition, frameworks such as Flask, Django, Pyramid, Falcon, Tornado and more are available to build app.
Additionally, Google cloud client library including Google BigQuery, Google Cloud Pub/Sub, and Google Cloud Storage are also available with simple and easy-to-understand Google’s advanced API formatting.
Continuing further, the company notes, that the App Engine’s backend also houses built-in services, such as “autoscaling, load balancing, microservices support and traffic splitting.”
Hence developers can focus on their coding without worrying about infrastructure maintenance.
Feeling to getting started, you must head over Python developer hub, for just everything on Python in one place.
For more experienced users and those who wish to learn more about Python on Google Cloud Platform, we recommend completing the bookshelf tutorial.
And, those new to App Engine, refer to this Quickstart or watch the video below on how App Engine Flexible works: