Hello there! I have been busy creating videos for both Google Maps APIs and most recently building a blog from scratch using Google App Engine – which is free and awesome. I am going to shorten the length of this post that way, I save you some time to watch some of the videos which are also available on YouTube.
How to build a blog using Google App Engine – Setup
This video shows you how to set up the environment on your computer and includes downloading and installing both Python27 and Google App Engine: Ejoy!
How to build a blog using Google App Engine – Part 1
This video shows you how to create a project/application using the Google App Engine launcher. Enjoy also.
How to build a blog using Google App Engine – Part 2
Here, I show you how to add imports/modules into the main.py file and add some folders to our project and finally edit our app.yaml file.
How to build a blog using Google App Engine – Part 3
This video demonstrates how to add new handlers to our blog application : likeÂ aboutÂ andÂ contactÂ pages for a start.
How to build a blog Â using Google App Engine – Part 4
This video helps you learn how to get form data from html pages and then display them on the browser. I highlight the need to give certain input types names which we then use as references in the python code.
Thank Â you for watching and I hope you found this helpful. Note however that this is just the beginning – there are more videos in the making and if you like learning new stuff, please join me in this journey. If you have any questions, please ask them below in the comments section and I will be more than glad to answer! Please click the share buttons below – thanks!