Setup

To build a wicket web application you need to understand the WAR-file layout and what the WEB-INF/lib is all about, otherwise you should go read the Introduction on Java web applications.

Quick start

The following JAR-files are the bare minimum needed in WEB-INF/lib to
developa a wicket application:

That's it, now go kick the tires!

Maven

If you have maven installed there is an archetype that can get you up to speed quickly. See the quickstart