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gae-init is the easiest boilerplate to kick start new applications on Google App Engine using Python, Flask, RESTful and tons of other cool features.
It all started 4 years ago with the very first commit. Now after 1450 commits, 350 pull requests, 11 contributors, 1000+ signed in users and lots of feedback the project is in a very stable and well tested state. If you like visualizations here is how it happened in under 2 minutes.
Starting new applications requires a lot more than just testing how App Engine works. Just to name a few, in real life usually you need: user management, different sign-in options, RESTful API, admin console, minifications, task queues, error handling, command line tools, etc.
gae-init was created with all of those issues in mind and it’s the most up to date boilerplate to kick start your applications on App Engine in a…
Describe your open source data driven project app/idea in the comments and I will implement it, open source it and deploy it on App Engine within minutes*. All projects will be based on gae-init with some extra magic.
* depending on my free time of course :)
Ever wanted to use some flags in your projects and you couldn’t find an up to date complete list of all the flags? These days are over. Now you can simply get these flags in SVG format plus the complementary support for CSS, Less or SASS if you are building a website.
More and more applications today require their users to upload photos. From simple things like updating a profile photo, to more complicated services like Snapchat where you share a bunch of them. These applications are running on all kind of devices with different resolutions and at different network conditions. In order to do it right we have to deliver the images as fast as possible, with the best available quality, taking into account the targeted device and screen resolution.
One option is to create an image service yourself, where you can upload the images, store them and possibly resize them…
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