I finished the tutorial to run a Django app on Google App Engine today. It turns out my struggles with Cloud SQL were unecessary to get this to run. The version of the Dajango Polls tutorial used in the GAE tutorial only has a “Hello, World” page. This is only part 1 of the Django tutorial and does not have the rest of the polls app which uses the database.

Goals for this week:

  1. Host my BBCT REST API on GAE.

  2. Implement authentication with Google OAuth.

  3. Learn if I can use a MySQL database hosted in my Cloud Storage rather than using Cloud SQL. Also learn about the advantages and disadvantages of doing so.