Tag: appengine

Non Google AppEngine hosting

If you are like me, and are waiting to get in on the action, check it out: http://appdrop.com/

Got my Google appengine account!

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Appengine Hackathon!

I'm heading to Google NY for the day for an appengine hackathon. I have a bazillion ideas banging around in my head. We'll see what I come back with. If anyone else is going to be there send me an email me or send me a tweet View Larger Map

twitter2gTalk Goes Live!

Get your tweets onto Google Talk! Twitter: A free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send "updates" (or "tweets"; text-based posts, up to 140 characters long) to the Twitter website, via short message service (SMS), instant messaging, or a third-party application such as Twitterrific or Facebook. gTalk: (Google Talk) is a Windows and web-based application for voice over internet (VOIP) and instant messaging, offered by Google. twitter2gTalk: Takes your current tweet and sets…

AppEngine Pricing announced

These look pretty cheap for what you get, and if one of my little apps actually got popular enough to fall outside of the free range, I'd gladly pay for it Free quota to get started: 500MB storage and enough CPU and bandwidth for about 5 million pageviews per month $0.10 - $0.12 per CPU core-hour $0.15 - $0.18 per GB-month of storage $0.11 - $0.13 per GB outgoing bandwidth $0.09 - $0.11 per GB incoming bandwidth Google I/O started this morning, unhappy I am not there...

I/O: AppEngine is open!

Appengine is no longer limited to the first 10,000 people or hackathon attendees. Anyone can set up an account but each account is still limited to 3 apps. Guess all those extra gmail accounts will come in handy eh?

Google I/O session videos posted with slides

As I said earlier, Quite a few presentations from Google I/O have been posted for your viewing pleasure. I'll be glued to these this weekend while I'm on call. Topics include Ajax KML Sketchup Android OpenSocial Appengine Data APIs Theory Talks Youtube Gears Mashups Maps and more!

Big Appengine news: Cron, Java, Firewalled Data, DB Import

Java Support: This was the first, and most popular request in the bug tracker. Followed closely by PHP support. Google has merged the simplicity of appengine with the robustness of java, and added it to their Eclipse plugin to boot. Cron Support: The cron support works by calling a URL at a given interval. I'm not sure if cron jobs are also restricted by the timeout policy, hopefully they will be allowed to be longer. Secure Data Connector: An exampled of this would be accessing data behind a corporate…