Jos Dirksen

Jos Dirksen

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Jos Dirksen has worked as a fullstack developer and architect for more than a decade. He has a lot of experience in a large variety of technologies, ranging from backend technologies, such as Java and Scala, to frontend development using WebGL, 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 to see how they can best be used to create beautiful data visualizations, the results of which you can see on his blog at

Jos currently works as a Scala engineer for a large Dutch financial institution and has previously worked as an enterprise architect for Malmberg, a large Dutch publisher of educational material. There, he helped develop a new digital platform for the creation and publishing of educational content for primary, secondary, and vocational education. Before that, Jos 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 of the Netherlands.

Jos has also written additional books for Packt:

Learning Three.js provides a complete overview of all the features of Three.js
Three.js Essentials uses an example-based approach to explore the most important features of Three.js
Three.js Cookbook provides a recipe-based approach to cover important use cases for Three.js.
Jos has also written a book for Packt on how to use the various Scala REST frameworks that are available.

Books from Jos Dirksen