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How to Export Web2py and Your Application to Google App Engine


Written by Jonathan Benn

Here's a step-by-step guide:

  1. Download the source code version of Google App Engine SDK:

  1. Download the source code version of web2py:

  1. Unzip GAE and web2py. You end up with a google_appengine directory,

and a web2py directory.

  1. Place web2py inside google_appengine.

  2. Edit google_appengine/web2py/app.yaml. In the top line, change web2py

to whatever application name you set up when you signed up for Google App Engine.

  1. Open up a command prompt. Go to the google_appengine directory.

    a. To run the demo app server, execute the command: web2py/


    python web2py/

    b. To upload your application to the real online server, execute the


` update web2py/`  


`python update web2py/`
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