Nathan Hamblen has created a databinding package for Wicket and Hibernate. It certainly is worth checking out, as it will allow you to:

start using the best programming technologies today, without fussing over their configuration.

Nathan writes:

Your job is to feed annotated data classes to Databinder, then write your view classes and HTML templates to render them in a browser. (You can take ?fastest XML typist in the West? off your resume now.)

When I ask rapid web development: truth or dare? Nathan takes the dare!