Jos Dirksen

Jos Dirksen has worked as a software developer and architect for more than a decade. He has quite a lot of experience in a large range of technologies that range from backend technologies, such as Java and Scala, to frontend development using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. Besides working with these technologies, he also regularly speaks at conferences and likes to write about new and interesting technologies on his blog. He also likes to experiment with new technologies and see how they can be best used to create beautiful data visualizations, the results of which you can see on his blog at http://www.smartjava.org/.

Jos currently works as an enterprise architect for Malmberg, a large Dutch publisher of educational material. He helps to create a new digital platform for the creation and publication of educational content for primary, secondary, and vocational education. Previously, he worked in many different roles in the private and public sectors, ranging from private companies such as Philips and ASML to organizations in the public sector, such as the Department of Defense.

Jos has already written a book on Three.js named Learning Three.js: The JavaScript 3D Library for WebGL,Packt Publishing, which is an in-depth description of all the features Three.js provides. Besides his interest in frontend JavaScript and HTML5 technologies, he is also interested in backend service development using REST and traditional web service technologies. He has already written two books on this subject. He is the co-author along with Tijs Rademakers of Open-Source ESBs in Action, Manning Publications, an action book that was published in 2008. In 2012, he published a book on how to apply SOA Governance in a practical manner, titled SOA Governance in Action, Manning Publications.

Jos Dirksen has worked on the following Packt books:

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