GCP Getting Started
This document describes how to get started with GruCloud on the Google Cloud Platform.
Access to the GCP console is required to run this tutorial.
Ensure the GCP CLI called gcloud is installed:
Google Cloud SDK 363.0.0
Installing the GruCloud CLI
The GruCloud CLI,
Install it globally with:
npm i -g @grucloud/core
GruCloud CLI commands
gc new Create a new project
The new command guides you on how to create and configure a new project.
Below is the screencast of gc new:The boilerplate project is now created and configured.
gc init Initialisation
A few actions need to be performed before deploying the resources.
- Setup billing for that project
- Enable the API services
- Create a service account
- Create and save the credential file for this service account
- Update the IAM policy by binding roles to the service account
Don't worry, these preparation steps are fully automated:
gc list List the live resources
Visualize your current infrastructure with the list command:
gc list --graph
gc gencode Code Generation
The gencode command fetches the live resources and generate the code in
The following flowchart explains in more detail the process of generating the code from the live infrastructure.
Congratulation, the infrastructure code has been created automatically.
gc graph Target Graph
The graph command creates a dependency graph of the target resources:
gc tree Resource mind map
Given the target resources defined in resources.js, let's generate a mindmap of the target resources by group and type.
gc apply Update
To update the infrastructure, either use the GCP console and run gc gencode, or modify directly the file resource.js. Once done, use the apply command to update the infrastructure:
gc destroy Destroy
To destroy the infrastructure, use the destroy command:
Browse the various examples which helps to find out how to use this software.
Available GCP Resources