Steps to run Google AppEngine with Django in Windows
Update: this post was written when the Google app engine didn’t have native django template support. Now it’s much easier. See the vogella.de app engine tutorial for current info.
This post outlines the steps necessary to setup google’s app engine and the following contributing software to start developing applications on windows. First you need the Google App Engine to see what versions of other software will be necessary:
Download and unzip eclipse 3.5, classic is good enough or get the Java Developers version to start: http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ Use the “Install new software” option under the help menu of eclipse. Click the Add button and enter the following in the location textbox and click ok to get Pydev: http://pydev.org/updates
Once Pydev is setup, create a new project of type: Pydev Google App Engine Project. Add the files from Google App Engine Helper for Django Modify to suit using the following as a guideline: