Jos Dirksen

Jos Dirksen

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Jos Dirksen has worked as a software 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 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

Jos currently works as a Scala engineer for a large Dutch financial institution and has just given up a position 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. Previously, Jos has worked in many different roles in 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 three books on Three.js. Learning Three.js, Packt Publishing, provides a complete overview of all the features of Three.js; Three.js Essentials, Packt Publishing, uses an example-based approach to explore the most important features of Three.js, and Three.js Cookbook, Packt Publishing, provides a recipe-based approach to cover important use cases of Three.js.

Besides his interest in Scala and REST, he is also interested in frontend development using JavaScript and HTML5.

Books from Jos Dirksen