At NFJS Boston last month, I ran into Alex Kotchnev. We had a number of chats about Tapestry and spurring wide adoption. I'm still working on some of those ideas. He's a NetBeans user whereas most of the documentation assumes Eclipse or IDEA. He's posted a blog about use Tapestry in NetBeans; specifically, using the Maven support to avoid typing the dreaded Maven project creation incantation.