Java EE 6 projects can be easily created from command line. You only need Maven 3 for that purpose:
See also a "transcription" of the screencast in my post Kickstarting Real World Java EE 6 Projects With Maven 3.
After the initial euphoria you should also take a look at Trouble With Crippled Java EE 6 APIs in Maven Repository And The Solution :-).
airhacks.fm the podcast:
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