So you got a very cool Raplet ready to fire up our Gmail inboxes, but don’t have a server to host it? Worry not my friends, Google App Engine comes to the rescue! You can host your Raplet on Google App Engine, and leverage the power of Google’s services such as mail, users, datastore etc. for making your Raplet even better. This article will show you how.
You could also call this post as ‘Make your first ‘Hello World’ Raplet using Python’ ! In my Raplets tutorial series of posts, I used PHP as the language for making a Raplet. But this time I’ll explain how to make a Raplet using Python, and we’ll use Google App Engine as a platform to host it.
This is the url for my Raplet hosted on Google App Engine: http://www.myrapletisongae.appspot.com. We’ll be making this!
Before you begin, make sure you meet the following prequisites: (more…)