ADF Essentials is powerful framework to develop web applications and is free to use. FlexDeploy is built using ADF Essentials 12.1.3 and is now available to run on Tomcat 8 and Java 1.8. See FlexDeploy Installation for Tomcat for more details.
Here are some high level steps to run your ADF Essentials applications on Tomcat 8. Deploying ADF Essentials application to Tomcat can be tricky at first, these steps are for ADF Essentials 12.1.3 and Tomcat 8, so if you are running different version, you may have some challenges. Once your Tomcat environment is configured, you can use FlexDeploy JDeveloper and Tomcat plugin to automate Build/Deploy process.
Prepare Tomcat Environment
First step is to prepare Tomcat 8 environment with ADF Essentials library files. Download 12.1.3 Oracle ADF Essentials and Oracle ADF Essentials Client Files from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/adf/downloads/adf-download-1649592.html. Save download files in temporary folder. Read the complete article here.
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