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Brian Dukes @briandukes St Louis, MO

I am a web developer working for @EngageSoftware, developing websites on the DNN Platform (a DNN MVP). I also serve Jesus at @LightTheCity.

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Enjoyed a quick reminder in "3 Reasons to Sprint" #scrum #agile beta6 is now available! Be sure to read post & get the new VS update too
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe @aspnet Community Standup is STREAMING LIVE now on our new site!
Retweeted by Brian DukesEvotiva #DNN Upgrade 1.4 Released! Accelerate your #DNNCMS upgrade process
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Good question: "Does this affect applications targeting .NET 4.5 that are running on servers with .NET 4.6 installed?" Yes, it does.
Retweeted by Brian DukesNew blog post: Why you should wait on upgrading to .Net 4.6 This one's serious, please read and make others aware.
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ReSharper 9.1.3 arrives, fixes weird editor behavior and crashes in Visual Studio 2015 RTM:
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"chill out it's just a joke" "calm down it isn't real" "there are bigger issues we should be worrying about"
Retweeted by Brian DukesWeird editor behavior in Visual Studio 2015 RTM with ReSharper 9.1.2? Fix is coming soon, workarounds are available
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@hbuchel for bugs and for questions #dnncmsThere's a nice-looking hackathon in St. Louis next month, if you're into that sort of thing: #STLtech
Retweeted by Brian DukesA storify of my rules for code reviews:
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe LESS/Sass compiler was separated out of Web Essentials 2015 to its own extension. Get it here
Retweeted by Brian DukesHeirlooms don't get much prettier, or tastier. Farmer Bob says it may be his best crop ever. Don't miss out-join now!
Retweeted by Brian DukesA patent has expired, so now I can make JPEG files 2-5% smaller: (and 20yr old C code still compiles, yay)
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Cookie view *and* modification. Yay!
Retweeted by Brian Dukes9.1.1 should work OK in Visual Studio 2015 RTM but we're preparing a hot-fix update for better integration. Stay tuned.
Retweeted by Brian DukesDNN 8 CTP 3 is now available for download #dnncms
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TypeScript 1.5 released. Lots of new ES6 features. #typescript
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@scott_riley and treating good connectivity as an enhancement has way more impact than treating JS as one, especially with modern browsers
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe latest video from NY Times' Nicholas Kristof on the "hidden war" in the Nuba mountains. Please view and...
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I've been using @es6katas to learn about new features in ES6. Check it out:
Retweeted by Brian Dukes"What I Learned From The Black Church Pt. 2" by Cole Brown. Read the blog here:
Retweeted by Brian DukesNew @usetalky has officially shipped! ✓ text chat ✓ larger groups than Hangouts (15+) ✓ new iOS app ✓ screensharing
Retweeted by Brian DukesSurprise! There's a new Wilco album. Stream the whole thing here:
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Also, next month we are launching (named after a book by Ida B. Wells) and are looking for 1,000 CREATIVES to join us
Retweeted by Brian DukesEngage is seeking a project manager to join our growing team
Retweeted by Brian DukesHERE WE GOOOOOO: New stretch goals announced!!!
Retweeted by Brian DukesHow The Washington Post cut its page load time by 85 percent < TL;DR webP, cutting out cruft
Retweeted by Brian Dukeshonored to be featured on @noisetrade today, giving away ‘mockingbird’. grab it ( then watch:
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ESLint v1.0.0-rc-1 released: First release candidate for v1.0.0!
Retweeted by Brian DukesJoin @willstrohl, @mitchelsellers and I for the Monthly DNN Community Hangout
Retweeted by Brian DukesMass incarceration doesn't work. Let's build communities that give kids a shot at success and prisons that prepare people for a 2nd chance.
Retweeted by Brian DukesTeamCity 9.1 is released w/ improved Version Settings, support for .NET tools, security updates, and more
Retweeted by Brian DukesAccessibility isn’t a legal mandate or list of requirements. It’s about people.
Retweeted by Brian DukesIf the answer is, "Work more hours," try asking a different question.
Retweeted by Brian DukesjQuery 3.0 alpha is out! be sure to test it in your 2.0-using apps!
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I've read @tanehisicoates' newest book & it's a must-read. I can't wait for us all to discuss it. Order yours.
Retweeted by Brian DukesSt. Louis Days of .NET 2015 Speaker Registration is open!!
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Oh, hey there @tanehisicoates
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If you write software, you owe it to your users to get some sleep, to relax in a park, to take a vacation. Tired and stressed means bugs.
Retweeted by Brian DukesSouth Carolina taking down the confederate flag - a signal of good will and healing, and a meaningful step towards a better future.
Retweeted by Brian DukesNow, in addition to taking down the Confederate flags and monuments nationwide, let's fight for equal protection & justice for all people.
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe confederate flag falling today is a reminder of the power of protest, of the power of direct confrontation with the state. Resistance.
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Problem: Grunt Solution: Gulp Problem: Gulp
Retweeted by Brian DukesDon't want to fiddle with the gear icon? Use cmd+shift+\ or type +:emoji-name: to react to the last message with that emoji. #slacktips 💫✨😎
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@ericlaw @BrandonLive (that comparison also notes that grunt-contrib-imagemin is apparently awful)@ericlaw @BrandonLive There's grunt-imageoptim, which looks good in this comparison that doesn't include PNGDistill We mark a staggering milestone. 4 million Syrian refugees, The world's biggest crisis
Retweeted by Brian DukesSo helpful: 10 Good Reasons To Switch to HTTPS (use as “ammo to convince your peers and bosses”).
Retweeted by Brian DukesGreat article by @blakeross. I still like @Wealthfront anyway
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Would be honored if you'd buy a @jewelbot and back our Kickstarter.
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Blogged - New tokens to support building pure SPA modules - #dnncms #dnngoestothespa
Retweeted by Brian DukesNeat move by @Wealthfront.
Retweeted by Brian DukesYeoman, your days are numbered. Cloverfield is rising from the deep. #JavaScript
Retweeted by Brian Dukeswhen you start thinking of SRP in terms of business responsibilities instead of technical responsibilities, a more cohesive model emerges
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Node.js v0.12.6 (Stable): fixes a severe security issue #nodejs
Retweeted by Brian DukesI like @gitter for OSS support so much better than mailing lists. It’s a lot easier when you can be interactive to get more info from users
Retweeted by Brian DukesDoes anyone know where to configure @SlackHQ with regards to (email) notifications from bot (@​channel) mentions?5 of 5 stars to The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
2015 training our minds for the slow work of changing society
Thanks for the comments on Talking about this makes us all better devs, and thus makes the web better! Win win.
Retweeted by Brian Dukes#Surf is now available in every country via @Soundcloud FOR FREE
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jsDelivr has the highest availability among all commercial CDNs. Plus amazing performance
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@jSheely Yeah, it's been updated in the last year or so and is pretty nice now#Surf releases internationally tomorrow. For free 🌍🏄🎺
Retweeted by Brian DukesThis is the SEVENTH southern black church in flames since the Charleston shooting
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#ASPNET5 Beta5 Now Available
Retweeted by Brian DukesInterview with @pdonker, creator of DMX and VERY active community member #DNNCMS
Retweeted by Brian Dukes#BREAKING: US signs $5 million agreement to help Ghana fight child slavery.
Retweeted by Brian Dukes.@nprmusic made u a mixtape! Grab some headphones, hit play & explore #songswelove2015 @nprviz
Retweeted by Brian Dukes#dnncms now thats a nice mail to receive, the return of @Ventrian
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My latest: Only two of the black church fires you've heard about are being treated as likely arsons.
Retweeted by Brian DukesColumbia, SC. Right now.
Retweeted by Brian DukesWootWOOT!!! News from @SSomasegar: Save the Date: #VS2015 final release 7/20. Read about it!
Retweeted by Brian DukesTry - learn new JS features by fixing unit tests. Includes Map, Arrows, Generators & more:
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Scaling agile without mastering extreme programming (XP) feels like it's a setup for failure. You need XP to make the advanced stuff work.
Retweeted by Brian, a background scheduler for #ASPNET looks pretty cool and useful.
Retweeted by Brian DukesIf you've used, you should consider backing their crowdfunding. If you haven't, use it, then consider it.
Retweeted by Brian DukesTo clarify, put as many ids in your HTML as you want. Use them for forms, anchors, ARIA. Just try to keep them out of CSS selectors.
Retweeted by Brian DukesYou can #shareyourprivilege by nominating diverse voices to speak and sponsoring diverse people for promotions.
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe Strange Loop wait list is now available
Retweeted by Brian DukesLatest update on #aspnet5 beta 5: If all goes well, we'll publish to NuGet on Monday ~10 AM PDT
Retweeted by Brian DukesIf you're a developer staring to take on a tech leadership role, you'll find @patkua 's 5 tech lead tips handy
Retweeted by Brian Dukes2,090 packages, 660 themes, and 155 releases later, Atom 1.0 is now available:
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Microsoft Office for Android phone RELEASED (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Retweeted by Brian DukesThis mug is on point.
Retweeted by Brian DukesWhy it's important to correctly define the Charleston attack as terrorism:
Retweeted by Brian DukesWhat if browsers instead of showing "Error: you're offline" displayed "This website doesn't support offline usage (yet?)"
Retweeted by Brian Dukes“You go to sprint with kanban board you have, not the kanban board you might want.” -Donald Rumsfeld... I think.
Retweeted by Brian Dukes*NEW* episode of This Developer's Life podcast featuring @sammusmusic and @robconery #Faith Share and Subscribe!
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe Series A-Team #businesstvshows
Retweeted by Brian DukesCharlie’s Angel Investors #businesstvshows
Retweeted by Brian Dukes. @janl Dukes of Hazard Insurance #businesstvshows
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Had fun in the US recording Touch The Sky on top of the Capitol Tower – see it first on @Yahoo
Retweeted by Brian DukesAnd now, Amazon. The flag falls.
Retweeted by Brian Dukes#BREAKING Police in Ivory Coast freed 48 child slaves ranging in ages 5 to 16. Read more:
Retweeted by Brian DukeseBay joins Sears & Wal-Mart in banning the sale of the Confederate Flag as a symbol of racial hatred.
Retweeted by Brian DukesWe want your feedback about various messages in Firefox! Participate and improve the web:
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