Web Application Deployer
The WebApp Deployer is for static deployment standard WAR files and webapps with little or no Jetty specific customization. For hot deployment of customized contexts, use the Context DeployerContextDeployer].
The webAppDeployer replaces the static method call org.mortbay.jetty.webapp.WebAppContext.addWebApplications that was used to discover and deploy webapplication during startup. This method is now deprecated, but still works (by calling an instance of WebApplicationDeployer).