Note Google Suggest, AdSense for Content, and Orkut are among the many products created through
the “20 percent time” perk.
Figure 3-8. The Google App Engine launcher for Mac
You don't have to use the launcher to start your development projects on the local
development server. If you're using Eclipse and the Google Eclipse Plugin, you can
launch your application locally by selecting Debug As
Web Application from the
For more control or to script the launch of your applications locally, you can
launch the development web server from the command line. You should execute this
command from the SDK's appengine-java-sdk/bin directory.
If you are using Windows, run the following command:
appengine-java-sdk\bin\dev_appserver.cmd [options] war-location
If you are using Mac OS X or Linux, run the following command:
appengine-java-sdk/bin/dev_appserver.sh [options] war-location