Google App Engine SDK 1.9.18 is now available

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Ramki Krishnan

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Feb 19, 2015, 8:55:26 PM2/19/15
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Hi All,

Version 1.9.18 of Google App Engine SDK is out with a rather large combination of new features and bug releases.

All
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- Newly created apps will have modules enabled by default. Existing apps will still be able to use the existing "migrate my app to modules" workflow.
- Datastore cross-group transactions now allow 25 entity groups (up from 5).
- Users will have the option to use traffic migration instead of set default version.
- Faceted Search is now in Beta.
- VM Engines users can now specify the size of disk needed; there's no limitation that sizes be less than 10 GB.
- Mac Launcher now uses OAuth2 exclusively for app deployments. Permissions are granted through the browser instead of a login dialog.

Python
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- Added a new version of the third-party library MySQLdb (version 1.24). To use it, update app.yaml and redeploy.
- Fixed a bug in Python 2.7 logging that sometimes impacted logs when flushed.

PHP
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- PHP 5.5 runtime (php55) is now available. It runs alongside the existing PHP 5.4 runtime (php). To use it, opt into the new runtime in the app.yaml file.
- Added ImageMagick extension (php55 only). Users will have to enable this explicitly by specifying "extension=imagick.so" in their php.ini file.
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=9424
- Added in-memory tempnam() support. This feature is only available in the PHP 5.5 runtime. tempnam() will return a path to in-memory virtual files based on VFS stream wrapper.
- Fixed glob() support for PHP.
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=10623
- Added MongoDB as a standard PHP library (php55 only)
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=11571
- Enabled the exif extension.
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=11566
- Enabled the mailparse extension
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=10163
- Enabled the cURL extension (php55 only)
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=9343
- Provided a cURL implementation using the standard HTTP streams API for apps that do not need the complete cURL extension.
- Enabled the xslt extension
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=10024
- Added support for XDebug on the Windows and Mac SDK
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=10763
- Fixed the issue of Browsecap file not loading.
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=11223
- Fixed the issue of incoming email limit not being able to be configured
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=11376
- Fixed the issue of DNS related functions not enabled in runtime
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=11459)
- Fixed the issue of errors resulting from uploading multiple files using a name array
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=11451
- Fixed the issue that loaded extensions not indicating that memcache was available in the dev appserver
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=10371
- Upgraded PHP 5.4 from PHP 5.4.32 to PHP 5.4.35
- Fixed the issue of allow_url_include = "1" being required on dev server
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=10180
- Fixed the issue of input truncation when reading binary POST data.
- Fixed the issue of PHP Message e-mailer forcing only raw e-mail addresses for sender/reply-to
    https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=10153

Java
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- Fixed a bug in the Task Queue Java API where TaskOptions.removeParam(String) was using the wrong operator to compare strings. - Fixed a bug wherein calling Recording.get() on a non-warmup request fails to find RECORDING_KEY in current environment. - Fixed a bug to ensure App Engine Remote API supports go remote_api responses - An useful error message is displayed when Endpoints deployment fails for a known reason - Fixed a bug wherein xsd schema did not agree with the SDKs interpretation of appengine-web.xml - Fixed a bug wherein local dev server was ignoring <vm>true</vm> for ear-based multi-module projects - Added a --noisy option to Java appcfg, to turn on all available logging. - Fixed the issue with the Dev App server failing to reproduce the production environment behaviour when serving Google Storage files. https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=9000 - Fixed the issue of Memcache API returning an unhelpful generic error message when put() value is >1MB

Go
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This release is based on Go 1.4.1.
appengine/datastore: - Support []*S with nil elements as a destination for GetMulti. appengine/remote_api: - Allow all services through server-side interface.

Iron Mountain Foundry

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Feb 20, 2015, 4:59:08 PM2/20/15
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There is an annoying behavior in this newest release that requires confirmation in a browser window every time the Deploy button is clicked:

Milad Kawas Cale

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Feb 27, 2015, 6:50:02 AM2/27/15
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We need official support to use datastore in PHP. I don't want to use MySQL, nor to connect to an instance running MongoDB, I wand datastore please.

Regards

Marcel Manz

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Feb 27, 2015, 11:54:47 AM2/27/15
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Acknowledged by Google since September 2013, yet still no release:

https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=9931

This core service really needs to be supported!

Adrian Martinez BloomBees

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Feb 28, 2015, 3:32:10 AM2/28/15
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Sound Great 

but I had open a cases because file_get_contents('https://cloud.bloombees.com/api/bbchat/updates/XX?nolog') 

shows an error: failed to open stream: SSL certificate error - certificate invalid or non-existent, [Errno 8] _ssl.c:507: EOF occurred in violation of protocol in version:php55

The same line with version:php works perfectly and the server doesn't have any issue of certificates. https://www.sslshopper.com/ssl-checker.html#hostname=cloud.bloombees.com

Also 

apc_delete shows an error that it does not exist and I need it implement a workaround for issue: https://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=11695#c6


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