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John Pallister john at
Tue Nov 24 12:12:04 UTC 2015

As a follow-up, Ludovic Champenois () posted at the end of May[1] that
Google will deploy Java 8 for GAE when they feel the sandbox is secure
enough; he reiterates this in a recent presentation at Devoxx 2015 in
Belgium[2]. In the presentation he describes how GAE can deliver apps based
on a microservices architecture. The general impression I get is that GAE
isn't dying and that Google at least still consider it relevant.


On 23 November 2015 at 17:36, John Pallister <john at> wrote:

> App Engine works for me as a one-man band because I'm comfortable with the
> constraints and I like the "zero admin" aspect and the array of services
> available. In the medium term it might go away; the fact that Google seem
> reluctant to move it to Java 8 suggests that it isn't exactly strategic for
> them. I'd be interested to know how many others might use ABCL+Clack on
> GAE, but if that number is zero it wouldn't bother me. :)
> On 22 November 2015 at 13:57, Alessio Stalla <alessiostalla at>
> wrote:
>> Is GAE still relevant today? I'm curious. Getting Portofino to run on GAE
>> was a bit painful and in the end nobody expressed interest in it.
>> On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 10:12 PM, Anton Vodonosov <avodonosov at>
>> wrote:
>>> 21.11.2015, 13:19, "Mark Evenson" <evenson at>:
>>> > On 2015/11/20 23:24, Anton Vodonosov wrote:
>>> >>  John, don't forget to publish your results when you have clack
>>> working with ABCL
>>> >
>>> > Note that Clack *does* currently seem to work with ABCL, at least [the
>>> > simple test on the clack home page][1].
>>> Ah, yes, I meant to say "clack working with GAE + ABCL"
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