Google App Engine with server-side Google Analytics

why Google App Engine? I was recently lucky enough to attend Google Next 17 and got to learn about Google Cloud Platform from some ridiculously smart Google engineers. This included some amazing people like Kelsey Hightower, Jessie Frazelle, Alex Mohr, Niels Provos, Terrence Ryan,… These engineers are phenomenal in their areas of expertise and it was awesome to hear their talks. This isn’t even all inclusive, but wait there's more - https://www.

first post - in Google App Engine

First post! Um, again… My name is Bill Cawthra, I’m a DevOps, Sys admin, IT… person. I like to build things and make them work. THIS is the first post here on the new landing spot for my blog and notes, Currently it’s being deployed using Hugo and Google App Engine. There are two sites,, a standard GAE application and the official The first is a GAE standard and the second is GAE flexible.