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gae-init is the easiest boilerplate to kick start new applications on Google App Engine using Python, Flask, RESTful, Bootstrap and tons of other cool features.

Read the documentation, where you can find a complete feature list, a detailed tutorial, the how to section and more..

The latest version is always accessible from


Make sure you have all of the above or refer to the docs on how to install the requirements.

Running the Development Environment

$ cd /path/to/project-name
$ gulp

To test it visit http://localhost:8080/ in your browser.

For a complete list of commands:

$ gulp help

Initializing or Resetting the project

$ cd /path/to/project-name
$ npm install
$ gulp

If something goes wrong you can always do:

$ gulp reset
$ npm install
$ gulp

To install Gulp as a global package:

$ npm install -g gulp

Deploying on Google App Engine

$ gulp deploy
$ gulp deploy --project=foo
$ gulp deploy --project=foo --version=bar
$ gulp deploy --project=foo --version=bar --no-promote

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