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

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at gmail.com
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.,
etc.

Here is the official GAE announcement:
http://googleappengine.blogspot.com/2009/04/seriously-this-time-new-language-on-app.html

Here's what works on their JRE:
http://groups.google.com/group/google-appengine-java/web/will-it-play-in-app-engine

Here's a demo of the new Java support/development tools:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7LzQbEEY5o

Happy Java'ing



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