How can I use google app engine?

2 answers

I've begun planning a kind of web store interface that I want to work on soon. I'm starting to import products from China and want to have a completely unique feel for my site. Now I'm kinda a google fanboy and have heard alot about google app engine. Mostly I like the hosting available with google more then anything though. But I wanted to know, would the App Engine be good for what I'm making?

Namely a web store with an app like feel. I've decided, to help if I ever need to move my host, to work in web2py hosted in the App Engine. Or would I be better with django or something on a normal host?

Is google best for webapps? Or is it pretty well suited for webstores as well?

Thanks

All answers to this question, which has the identifier 3143703

The best answer:

You can build almost anything on GAE. As Monk would say that is a blessing and a curse. GAE is relatively new and so e commerce ventures are relatively rare. This means you would be responsible for every piece of the site. Other dedicated e commerce technologies trade some of the control and look and feel for ease of use/setup.

So in short yes you could use GAE to create an e commerce site, but you would be spending a lot of time getting it up and running and then managing it. Time you may find better spent on sales and marketing.

It is hard to say if App Engine is suited to your particular needs without more details about what functionality you want your web store to present. It also depends a little bit on your background and experience.

However, the "app like feel" and crafting a "completely unique feel" for your site is something you can accomplish on any reasonable platform - I expect the presentation style will be relatively independent of the backend you choose.

Last questions

how do i remove the switch on my home screen?
how to edit the JS date and time to update atuomatically?
How to utilize data stored in a multidimensional array
Powermockito not mocking URL constructor in URI.toURL() method
Android Bluetooth LE Scanner only scans when phone's Location is turned on in some devices
docker wordpress container can't connect to mysql container
How can I declare a number in java that is more than 64-bits? [duplicate]
Optaplanner solutionClass entityCollectionProperty should never return null error when simple JSON object passed to controller
Anylogic, get the time a pedestrain is in a queue
How do I fix this syntax issue with my .flex file?
Optimizing query in PHP
How to find the highest number of a column and print two columns of that row in R?
Ideas on “Error: Type com.google.firebase.iid.zzav is referenced as an interface from com.google.firebase.messaging.zzd”?
JCIFS SmbFile.exists() and SmbFile.isDirectory() return false when it exists and I can listFiles()
PHP total order
Laravel booking system design
neural net - undefined column selected
How to indicate y axis does not start from 0 in ggplot?
Fragments in backStack
Spinner how to change the data