Google App Engine adds Java (and many other JVM-based languages)

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at
Wed Apr 8 13:52:13 MDT 2009

Hooray.  Google is now supporting Java.  More accurately, they are
supporting the JRE 6 environment.  So almost any JVM based language is
now available too -- Groovy, JRuby, BeanShell, Scala, Clojure, etc.,

Here is the official GAE announcement:

Here's what works on their JRE:

Here's a demo of the new Java support/development tools:

Happy Java'ing

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