Build a film club web app on Google AppEngine


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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create a Python web app on Google AppEngine, test it locally and launch it online

Authenticate users with Firebase Auth and edit the UI

Create and manage entities with Firestore in Datastore mode

3 hours
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

In this 3-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to develop a basic web app on Google AppEngine and deploy it online on Google's infrastructure by creating and setting up your environment, managing user authentication with Firebase, creating and managing database entities with Firestore in Datastore mode. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Python Programming

  • Google App Engine (GAE)

  • Flask

  • webdevelopment

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Set up the environment

  2. Basic management of Google Cloud SDK

  3. Set up the application structure

  4. Set up Firebase Auth

  5. Set up Python Development, Flask endpoints, user authentication

  6. Run and test the Python app locally

  7. Edit templates, static resources and build the login UI

  8. Set up the Datastore

  9. Create and manage datastore entities

  10. Create a billing entity and deploy your app

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step



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