Tornado’s secure cookie support in Flask

I’ve recently had the chance to write a new project on AppEngine. It’s been a long time since I tried I was too lazy (as always) to setup servers just for that. I’ve decided to use Python but just to be sure I won’t be vendor locked into various AppEngine services I’ve decided to use: Flask (instead of webapp2) Cloud SQL (instead of DataStore) This will ensure that I can break out of AppEngine easily with minimal code changes. [Read More]

Google AppEngine – Python – issubclass() arg 1 must be a class

If you are getting the error “”issubclass() arg 1 must be a class”” with Google App Engine SDK for Python on Linux its probably because you are running Python 2.6 (and will probably happen to you when you run Ubuntu 9.04 – 2.6 is the default there).

Just run the dev server under python 2.5 (i.e. python2.5