Deploying applications on a standalone WildFly server

Deploying applications on JBoss has traditionally been a fairly simple task, so you might wonder why a full chapter has been dedicated to it. The answer to this is that deploying applications on WildFly can be achieved in several ways, each of which we are going to look at.

First of all, we are going to look at automatic deployment of applications via the deployments folder, but before we do this, we need to explain the two modes available when deploying applications:

  • Automatic deployment mode: This mode is triggered by the deployment scanner when a resource within the deployments folder is modified
  • Manual deployment mode: This mode does not rely on the deployment scanner to trigger a deployment, ...

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