The maven quickstart "wizard" for Thin WARs / zero dependencies, Java EE 8 projects is available:
mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeGroupId=com.airhacks -DarchetypeArtifactId=javaee8-essentials-archetype -DarchetypeVersion=0.0.1
The archetype's source is available at: https://github.com/AdamBien/javaee8-essentials-archetype.
May your WARs be thin!See you at Java EE Workshops at Munich Airport, Terminal 2 or Virtual Dedicated Workshops / consulting. Is Munich's airport too far? Learn from home: airhacks.io.
NEW: Online Workhop Effective WebApps without Frameworks is also coming to: MUC Airport.