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Masoud Kalali

Masoud Kalali has a software engineering degree and has been working on software development projects since 1998. He has experience with a variety of technologies (.NET, J2EE, CORBA, and COM+) on diverse platforms (Solaris, Linux, and Windows). His experience is in software architecture, design, and server-side development.

Masoud has published several articles at and Dzone. He has authored multiple refcards, published by Dzone, including but not limited to Using XML in Java, Java EE Security and GlassFish v3 refcardz. He is one of the founder members of NetBeans Dream Team and a GlassFish community spotlighted developer. Recently Masoud's new book, GlassFish Security has been published which covers GlassFish v3 security and Java EE 6 security.

Masoud's main area of research and interest includes service-oriented architecture and large scale systems' development and deployment and in his leisure time he enjoys photography, mountaineering and camping. Masoud's can be followed at his Twitter account.

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SHIFT+ALT+ENTER, a cool NetBeans shortcut

Posted by kalali on June 14, 2007 at 11:14 AM PDT

Today accidentally I find a coll shortcut in NetBeans, it do something fun, if you press ALT+SHIFT+ENTER IDE switch to full screen, it will remove Title bar, status bar, and toolbar to give you a little more space when you are writing your code.

Here is an image of netbeans in this mode, you will find it usefull.

something fun in Feisty Fawn

Posted by kalali on June 1, 2007 at 11:24 AM PDT

It is sometimes that I use Ubuntu in home as primary OS, a shortcut that I am used to use is ALT+Space to minimize, maximize or restore a window. But in Ubuntu or maybe in Gnome, It is my first time that i use Gnome as primary desktop, this key combination act differently.

GlassFish version 2 monitoring capabilities

Posted by kalali on May 27, 2007 at 2:59 PM PDT

GlassFish version 2 monitoring capabilities

GlassFish version 2 provides good mentoring information about different aspects of application server and all of your applications that are deployed into GlassFish but before it can show those statistical information you need to configure its monitoring service. Figure 1.

How to install and use OpenSSO CLI (Command Line Administration Interface)

Posted by kalali on May 17, 2007 at 4:04 PM PDT

OpenSSO  which is open source branch of Sun Java Access Manager has several module which you should install and configure in case that you want to have similar bundle from its open source branch.

What happend to

Posted by kalali on May 11, 2007 at 4:26 PM PDT

It is some times that is not as it was before, indeed it looks to be hacked or something like that. What I really want to know is, what will happen next?

A scenario based tutorial about using NetBeans BPEL, JBI and Web service developemt features

Posted by kalali on May 11, 2007 at 1:33 PM PDT

NetBeans Enterprise pack 5.5.1 provides several new features in as well as those ones in version 5.5. One of the most important features is related to ESB. In this article I will cover some of NetBeans capabilities to develop application based on the SOA paradigm.


NetBeans 6 M7 released. There are some cool features available and cool modules in UC.

Posted by kalali on February 22, 2007 at 2:41 AM PST

NetBeans 6 milestone 7  has released and you can download it from NetBeans web site by at least two methods

Hibernate dynamic mapping and Dom4J enabled sessions

Posted by kalali on February 11, 2007 at 3:53 PM PST
Hibernate from version 3.0? provide a very useful feature for people who develop application frameworks. Indeed this feature allows you to work directly with XML documents and elements which represent entities.

Jonas Joins to Netbeans supported application servers

Posted by kalali on September 17, 2006 at 1:22 PM PDT

Jonas Joins to Netbeans supported Application servers
By release of first public version of JOnbAS List of netbeans supported application servers growth to

Netbeans 5.5 and Jdeveloper both sounds very good...

Posted by kalali on August 25, 2006 at 7:15 AM PDT

Netbeans 5.5 and Jdeveloper which one ?
Both Jdeveloper and Netbeans that i am talking about them are in beta and developer preview stage.
Netbeans as an Opensource IDE has its own fast growing user community.

Netbeans 5.5 beta 2 let features include :