Announcing the Python Datastore SDK and HTTP API documentation

Posted by Guido van Rossum on October 28, 2013

One of the primary benefits of the Datastore API, which left beta last month, is that it syncs data cross-platform. We launched datastores with support for three platforms: iOS, Android, and JavaScript. Today, we're releasing a Python SDK for the Datastore API, which adds support for server-side and desktop apps. This new SDK is open source (MIT license), and we've also released full documentation for the HTTP API underlying all the datastore SDKs. We hope that this enables you to build your own Datastore API for your favorite language (Ruby anyone?).

The Python SDK is currently in beta. We don't expect any serious changes, so a stable version should follow soon. To get started with the Python SDK, check out the Python datastores tutorial. To get a quick understanding of the underlying HTTP API, try out our curl-based HTTP API tutorial.

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