Hot Deploy Web Apps with Gradle: DevOps Management of Web Containers with Gretty

In this presentation I introduce Gretty – an advanced Gradle plugin for running web-apps on various web containers. This allows you to Hot Deploy Web Apps with Gradle, and provides tasks that enable your web app DevOps projects to flow with ease across multiple web containers.

I’ll show you how you could simplify running and deploying JEE web-apps with the help of Gretty.
Specific topics will include:

  • easy switch between web containers
  • hot deployment
  • debugging with Java IDE debuggers
  • integration tests
  • Gretty farms
  • creation of a self-contained product