This weekend I started experimenting with the Google AppEngine.
Wondering what it is? There’s a pretty good answer from Google and one from Wikipedia, but the short answer is that it’s a hosting platform for web applications. Effectively, Google is the sysadmin for your application and provides the ability to scale processing, bandwidth and storage on their infrastructure. For a price.
Here’s where I am so far:
- Google AppEngine: SMS, the Namespace and Other Quirks: In which I go over some of the quirks of AppEngine app creation.