This week's book giveaway is in the Java in General forum. We're giving away four copies of Think Java: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist and have Allen B. Downey & Chris Mayfield on-line! See this thread for details.
The deployments folder is not meant to place random files. It's supposed to contain Java EE deployments like .war files. You'll have to package those files in a proper Java EE packaging and then deploy it in that folder. If you want to deploy your application at root context (which is what I think you are trying to do) then follow this https://community.jboss.org/message/761040#761040