Thursday, June 9, 2011

My Review of Data Persistence in Google App Engine

Originally submitted at O'Reilly

Every application needs data, and cloud-based applications in particular have unique challenges associated with data persistence. In this O'Reilly Breakdown, cloud programmer Dan Pilone takes you through the ins and outs of storing data in the cloud. You'll learn how to interact with Goo...

Very Helpful

By REC from Miami, Florida on 6/9/2011


4out of 5

Pros: Helpful examples, Easy to understand, Accurate

Cons: None

Best Uses: Novice, Intermediate, Student

Describe Yourself: Developer

Great introduction to core concepts of the AppEngine and how to persist data to it. Carried out in an easy to follow and comprehend conversational manner. Use of video makes it easy to follow how things are accomplished in Eclipse with the Google AppEngine SDK. Plus you pick up some other useful tricks just watching how he works.

Would be nice to have a searchable transcript of the conversation so you can review it for key terms and references they make to other training, technology and materials.

Would love a more comprehensive approach - including examples of data validation, use of GWT Designer, binding to Data Grids and more in depth examples of queries (using multiple parameters).


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