James Kieliszek wrote:I had the same problem. This answer by Christopher Schultz got my tomcat server working again.
was all I needed to add. Tomcat 8 did this automatically, version 9 does not.
If you want a JEE environment, TomEE works well. I have used it on a few projects as an embedded server or a single zip file distribution. Integrates well with Maven too.
Tim Holloway wrote:If you really wanted an all-on-one executable embedded Tomcat+application JAR, the best bet is to use Spring Boot.