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watch and deploy (WAD)

WAD watches changes in src\main\java folder, builds the project using the pom.xml and deploys the ThinWAR into the configured folder.

installation

Download the executable and self-contained wad.jar

usage

Launch WAD from within your ThinWAR-project created with javaee8-essentials-archetype.

[THIN_WAR]/java -jar wad.jar [DEPLOYMENT_DIR ANOTHER_DIR]

e.g.

[THIN_WAR]/java -jar wad.jar /openliberty/wlp/usr/servers/defaultServer/dropins/ dist

wad can be also configured in ~/.wadrc. Each deployment folder in an new line:

/Users/duke/payara/glassfish/domains/domain1/autodeploy 
/Users/duke/openliberty/usr/servers/defaultServer/dropins
/Users/duke/tomee/webapps
/Users/duke/wildfly/standalone/deployments

On each source change WAD will:

  1. Use the current directory as the service name
  2. Build the project using the pom.xml found in the directory
  3. Copy the ./target/[name].war into the path used as parameter

You only have to write code and save it frequently like this:

 WAD

common deployment directories

WildFly wildfly-[VERSION].Final/standalone/deployments

OpenLiberty openliberty-[VERSION]/usr/servers/defaultServer/dropins

Payara payara/glassfish/domains/domain1/autodeploy

TomEE tomee-[version]/webapps

deploy'em all

WAD also supports simultaneous deployment to multiple servers

[THIN_WAR]/java -jar wad.jar /openliberty/wlp/usr/servers/defaultServer/dropins/ wildfly/standalone/deployments payara/glassfish/domains/domain1/autodeploy tomee/webapps

run from anywhere

A a shell script:

#!/bin/bash
BASEDIR=$(dirname $0)
java -jar ${BASEDIR}/wad.jar "[email protected]"%

will install WAD "globally". Now you can launch WAD from any directory you like e.g.

wad.sh /openliberty/wlp/usr/servers/defaultServer/dropins/

articles

"Improved Java / Jakarta EE Productivity with wad.sh" by @rieckpil

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