Websites and Web Applications
Fundamental 5 Steps 5 hours 35 Credits
When it comes to hosting websites and web applications, you want a framework that’s robust, fast, and secure. By choosing the Google Cloud Platform, you will have all of those needs covered. In this fundamental-level quest, you will get hands-on practice with GCPs key infrastructure and computing services for the web. From deploying your first web app, to integrating Cloud SQL with Ruby on Rails, to mapping the NYC subway system on App Engine, you will learn all the skills needed to harness GCPs web hosting power.
Prerequisites:As many labs in this Quest rely on the Ruby programming language, the student should be an experienced programmer with Ruby.This Quest requires basic familiarity with GCP computing service like App engine and Compute engine. An understanding of basic networking principles is also expected. Thus it is recommended that the student have at least earned a Badge by completing the hands-on labs in the GCP Essentials and the Baseline: Deploy and Develop Quests before beginning.
In this lab, you learn how to run your WordPress blog on App Engine Flexible Environment for PHP. Watch the short video Run WordPress on App Engine Flexible Environment.
In this lab, you'll learn how to deploy a new Ruby on Rails application using Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL to Google App Engine Flexible environment.
In this lab, you'll build a Google App Engine proxy for the Google Places API web service.
In this lab, you’ll build a store locator web application for the NYC (New York City) Subway Station data set.
This lab shows you how to deploy a web app with a browser-trusted TLS certificate. You also deploy an HTTPS redirect on GKE using Let's Encrypt, NGINX Ingress, and Cloud Endpoints.