Jos Dirksen

Jos Dirksen

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Jos Dirksen has worked as a software developer and an architect for more than a decade. He has 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, Jos 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 best be used to create beautiful data visualizations, the results of which you can see on his blog at

He is currently working as an independent contractor for ING, a large Dutch financial institution, through his own company Smartjava. Previously, he worked as an enterprise architect for Malmberg, a large Dutch publisher of educational material. He helped to create the new digital platform for the creation and publication of educational content for primary, secondary, and vocational education. He has also 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.

He has also written two other books on Three.js: Learning Three.js, Packt Publishing, which provides an in-depth description of all the features Three.js provides, and Three.js Essentials, Packt Publishing, which shows you how to use the core features of Three.js through extensive examples. 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 coauthor of the book Open Source ESBs in Action, Manning Publications and author of the book SOA Governance in Action, Manning Publications. This book is on how to apply SOA governance in a practical and pragmatic manner.

Books from Jos Dirksen