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Glitch vs Google App Engine: What are the differences?

Developers describe Glitch as "The easiest way to build apps and bots". Combining automated deployment, instant hosting and collaborative editing, Gomix gets you straight to coding. The apps you create are instantly live, hosted by us, and always up to date with your latest changes. Build products, prototype ideas, and hack solutions to problems. On the other hand, Google App Engine is detailed as "Build web applications on the same scalable systems that power Google applications". Google has a reputation for highly reliable, high performance infrastructure. With App Engine you can take advantage of the 10 years of knowledge Google has in running massively scalable, performance driven systems. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow.

Glitch and Google App Engine can be categorized as "Platform as a Service" tools.

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Pros of Glitch
Pros of Google App Engine
  • 11
    Bang! App built
  • 8
    Instant APPification ;)
  • 5
    Auto commits
  • 3
    No no. limitation on free projects
  • 2
    Easy to use
  • 1
    Tons of usable code
  • 1
    Awesome support
  • 1
    Very fast API creation. Especially for small apps
  • 144
    Easy to deploy
  • 106
    Auto scaling
  • 80
    Good free plan
  • 62
    Easy management
  • 56
    Scalability
  • 35
    Low cost
  • 32
    Comprehensive set of features
  • 28
    All services in one place
  • 22
    Simple scaling
  • 19
    Quick and reliable cloud servers
  • 6
    Granular Billing
  • 5
    Easy to develop and unit test
  • 4
    Monitoring gives comprehensive set of key indicators
  • 3
    Create APIs quickly with cloud endpoints
  • 3
    Really easy to quickly bring up a full stack
  • 2
    No Ops
  • 2
    Mostly up

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Cons of Glitch
Cons of Google App Engine
  • 3
    UI could be better / cleaner
  • 1
    Not good for big projects
  • 1
    Cannot delete project, only the source code is
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    What is Glitch?

    Combining automated deployment, instant hosting and collaborative editing, Gomix gets you straight to coding. The apps you create are instantly live, hosted by us, and always up to date with your latest changes. Build products, prototype ideas, and hack solutions to problems.

    What is Google App Engine?

    Google has a reputation for highly reliable, high performance infrastructure. With App Engine you can take advantage of the 10 years of knowledge Google has in running massively scalable, performance driven systems. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, and easy to scale as your traffic and data storage needs grow.

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