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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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Everyone has a role to play in the fight for social justice. And no one plays all roles. It will take all of us to win.
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Blogged #3 Introduction to SPA modules #dnncms http://t.co/uwaD7rntY3
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Retweeted by Brian DukesSingle Page Applications - Now a DNN First Class Citizen http://t.co/PaP2Dph1wW
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@shanselman also, while I'm asking about/recommending diabetic products, @GlucoLift tabs are a nice change from alternatives@shanselman are you familiar with FRIO for portable insulin cooling? might be useful in your travels http://t.co/J82CWc5ryBReSharper 9.1.1 RTM with VS 2015 RC support is here, along with updated @resharper_cpp http://t.co/1gU986ea4O
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For companies: "We recruit talent" sends the message that your org values innate ability. Recruit for growth and engagement. #NCWITSummit
Retweeted by Brian DukesRT to win FREE #FairtradeIceCream from @benandjerrys & @FairtradeMarkUS • Details→ http://t.co/yHnMG5CgXI http://t.co/pKPvRlkaCR
Retweeted by Brian DukesIf WCF not being OSS was the show stopper to adoption in your organisation, that’s no longer the case! http://t.co/lu2wpk78ae
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@jbrinkman I think if you're nesting it doesn't really make sense to disable name checking, since you're intentionally including the cmdlets
@jbrinkman which is to say, I don't think so, you need to import it directly, rather than through the manifest #powershell@jbrinkman pass -DisableNameChecking when importing https://t.co/oxYY39eYLAMalcolm with Maya Angelou in Accra, Ghana. They discussed plans on starting the OAAU together. http://t.co/bxnldLPVXU
Retweeted by Brian DukesAurelia uses jspm. Angular2 currently uses systemJS. Pay attention 2 http://t.co/Ea7ILtNOX2 & https://t.co/qcyLRCuMI2!
Retweeted by Brian DukesDon't push details, which are unstable, more deeply into the system, where they have potentially more clients, and become riskier to change.
Retweeted by Brian DukesAnnouncing the DNN Security Analyzer http://t.co/rTPgpsXiE6
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jspm.io registry now has working ‘kendo-ui’ pkg (dep on jQuery & global not AMD) so `jspm install kendo-ui` then use es6 import ‘kendo-ui';
Retweeted by Brian Dukes4 of 5 stars to Ghana - Culture Smart! by Ian Utley http://t.co/CrXI3p2rzv
@SlackHQ I at-mentioned someone in the comment of a file upload, and they didn't receive an email notification. is that expected?Now hiring! @EngageSoftware is looking to fill two FT roles in software development. #STL #tech #DNNcms http://t.co/4NRFin7tKR
Retweeted by Brian Dukes“Estimate?” “Why?” “For the plan!” “And when I’m wrong?” “We change the plan.” “That all?” “Yup.” “1 year.” “Unacceptable!” “1 day?” “Ok” 👍
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.@theferocity's timeline right now
Retweeted by Brian Dukes“A village is always somewhere burning / And if you do not look because it is not your village / it is still your village.” - Elana Bell
Retweeted by Brian DukesDA on Tony Robinson shooting: "I conclude that this tragic and unfortunate death was the result of a lawful use of deadly police force"
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe DA says that it was a "lawful use of police force" and that "no charges should be brought against Officer Kenny." #TonyRobinson
Retweeted by Brian DukesI have node running on Chakra running on my mac… Congrats @microsoft #wellplayed
Retweeted by Brian DukesNow we have @nodejs running on Chakra and our shims are open source! http://t.co/XVvID71VkN source on GitHub https://t.co/Emhk6en5II
Retweeted by Brian DukesListen to @waterdeep's new (double) album at https://t.co/nmGATKPdjV 🎧🎵🎶🎸Yay for our chums at Firefox for the release of FF38 with <img srcset> and <picture> support. CUDDLES. https://t.co/eZgMmbpqAM
Retweeted by Brian DukesI think the lesson re-learned is just that you really need to measure productivity over longer periods
Retweeted by Brian DukesI thought yesterday was a near bust for productivity, but then many of the things I set up yesterday are making today much smoother.
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new @npmjs! latest: 2.9.1 next: 2.10.0 SPDX support (in next)! More git tweaks (in latest)! see https://t.co/LUQDvCQEfK for details
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I prefer: - Recovery over Perfection - Predictability over Commitment - Safety Nets over Change Control - Collaboration over Handoffs
Retweeted by Brian Dukes.6% of users use social media buttons on desktop and only .2% on mobile. Time to get rid of the things! http://t.co/ZoZMjKyJmx
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Super neat! @getify launched https://t.co/QODJ7kZTUZ, an ES6 feature detection service, during his #MSEdgeSummit talk.
Retweeted by Brian DukesEngage is Hiring! We're looking for a front-end developer and software developer. Details on our website: http://t.co/hFXNt0Vh9E
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1 month ago today I released my album HOME. It's available for free for 1 more day! Download: http://t.co/KspwX2h7HZ http://t.co/0dis8NtjNR
Retweeted by Brian Dukes"Microsoft opens up even more, now sharing public changelog for Edge browser" by @ow: http://t.co/k1yoTB0Jph via @thenextweb
Retweeted by Brian DukesOn stage at #MSEdgeSummit: @molant introducing the brand new Microsoft Edge Dev Site: http://t.co/aXfUiJv68R
Retweeted by Brian DukesSiding with “the majority” in is dangerous because we are in a growth industry, Most programmers are quite smart, but also inexperienced.
Retweeted by Brian Dukes…and “The way everyone does it” will always be the way inexperienced people think it ought to be done based on copying older code.
Retweeted by Brian DukesImagine that the number of programmers doubles every ten years. The experienced programmers will perpetually be in the minority...
Retweeted by Brian DukesMake sure you don't miss @cnurse, @jbrinkman, @weggetor, @itmnet and many other excellent presenters at #dnnconnect http://t.co/H9VePO7Ra4
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Launching our World #FairTradeDay GIVEAWAY! Enter to win & remember that buying #Fairtrade makes a difference! http://t.co/nzRf6e2JTy
Retweeted by Brian DukesUSA has the highest rate of people killed by police per 1 million people and people incarcerated per 1 million of any developed nation.
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@shanselman I remap F1 to @ReSharper's Quick Doc command, use it weekly. I would never want the default VS command…and it's done. The final book "ES6 & Beyond" is draft complete. That marks the series complete (plus edits of course). 2 years and 4 days.
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Just a reminder that if outline: none appears in your CSS there's a good chance you're hurting accessibility: http://t.co/eWfix6H8Mc
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This is why you see headphones in open space but typically banned in team rooms. Being in the room should be a value, not a distraction.
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe reason team rooms work and open space fails is because the room conversation in team rooms is relevant. Open space is cubes w/o walls.
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe difference between open space and team rooms is (a) who is in the room, and (b) can you close the door.
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Go inside Ferguson with Pulitzer-winning photographers from the St. Louis "Post-Dispatch" http://t.co/PiRRucVi5m
Retweeted by Brian DukesCheck ReSharper 9.1 Extension Manager for an updated Emmet plugin: Expand, wrap and complete Emmet abbreviations http://t.co/qweDq2Ymzz
Retweeted by Brian DukesA reminder of the importance of language and how it's used all around us for good or ill #bbc http://t.co/JEG61zLNFX
Retweeted by Brian DukesBlog: Updated DNN Development Templates http://t.co/UOrHt3T1x2 #DNNCMS
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A testament to my wonderful fan base. Despite HOME being free on Noisetrade, it still charted on Billboard & iTunes! http://t.co/QGh2V7tZtS
Retweeted by Brian DukesMe too, but I call it inspiration. RT @adrianh: Gonna be stealing these from @estherderby #LeanUX15 http://t.co/MV4zpeEH6z
Retweeted by Brian DukesGrab @shadkmusic's #TheOldPrince, #TSOL and #FlyingColours for $7.99 now on @iTunesMusic http://t.co/XGc4VhZMFm http://t.co/bEArJ7MeXu
Retweeted by Brian DukesThere should be no performance cops or janitors at an organization. You need to get the culture to care. @lara_hogan #generateconf
Retweeted by Brian DukesI’ve regretted plenty of technical decisions I’ve made in my career, but ripping Xml config out of StructureMap won’t be one of those
Retweeted by Brian DukesLove Black people as much you love Black culture, America.
Retweeted by Brian DukesHere's Toni Morrison on that "white gaze" in literature from last week's NYT mag profile: http://t.co/OGQJLLsnwt
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@paul_irish Also, Google redirects http to https for their scripts, so u get better #WebPerf by updating Google snippets to always be https
Retweeted by Brian DukesCloser look at the virtual desktop functionality in Windows 10: http://t.co/NBg491a1HA
Retweeted by Brian DukesI can't think of a better way to sharpen ur #WebPerf ninja skills than to take this Udacity course with @aerotwist https://t.co/T8LfF0bIsJ
Retweeted by Brian DukesHow many of you will commit to saying "forecast" instead of "estimate" starting right now? I forecast it to lead to good results.
Retweeted by Brian DukesMicrosoft services such as Bing, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, and Microsoft Office will be integrated into the open Cyanogen OS.
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The protocol relative URL is now an anti-pattern. If the asset is available on HTTPS, always request it with that. http://t.co/dP1BiXloyH
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@jbogard @kevindente @karlseguin I agree as well. I love type scanning
Retweeted by Brian DukesDitto. I hate folders per technical layer RT @jbogard: @kevindente @karlseguin feature folders all the way and never look back
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@kevindente @karlseguin feature folders all the way and never look back
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@karlseguin the mvc folder layout is one of the worst legacies of Rails
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@karlseguin YUP
Retweeted by Brian DukesPlaying with organising things by feature rather than function. Instead of /views, /controllers, /models, /db it's /users /search etc.
Retweeted by Brian DukesIt is amazing what a difference it can make when you have good monitoring tools in place. Life is so much easier.
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Ways Men In Tech Are Unintentionally Sexist http://t.co/lYrX3Z8jtj
Retweeted by Brian DukesAn update on IE8 compatibility in Ember.js 2.0: https://t.co/bjQT7uvXxM
Retweeted by Brian DukesAre viewport percentage units an accessibility issue? http://t.co/IRTnJNVAn5 — Sadly, yes I do think that’s an issue. :/ (h/t @derSchepp)
Retweeted by Brian DukesPrivate modules are here https://t.co/nhA60vAbi0
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before you answer a question, take a moment to speculate *why* they asked *that* question *now*
Retweeted by Brian DukesTomorrow is @benandjerrys #FreeConeDay! To find your nearest Scoop Shop click→ http://t.co/PJ70Siduq6 http://t.co/UfWZHfRvxK
Retweeted by Brian Dukes(White people) oppose living in 50% black neighborhood. http://t.co/dUYl2sB6C0
Retweeted by Brian DukesOne hour (well, 58 minutes) until your next shot at #cssconf tickets – and your last shot at early bird pricing!
Retweeted by Brian DukesLord, help me be able to sacrifice for my spouse even when I feel the most selfish. #MarriagePrayer
Retweeted by Brian DukesProject Spartan is turning away from openness, but there's still time to fix it. http://t.co/2jRtsJehH6 Support freedom #SupportOpenSearch
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If you haven't reinstalled lately, Fiddler's SyntaxView Inspector and script editors have been updated. Grab 'em at http://t.co/aDNxSaPCMn
Retweeted by Brian DukesSilence is consent. This is one of the most well known human/civil rights issue of our time. Don't act like you don't know #BlackLivesMatter
Retweeted by Brian Dukes"You can't punish a child into regulation" - Dr. Karyn Purvis #ETC15 @ConnectedChild
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@ashishprasad congrats Ash! #mvpWhen you meet a women at a tech conf, assume she's an engineer, assume she's an expert in her field, and assume she's not interested in you.
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New post: Accessibility and Low-Powered Devices http://t.co/VwbRtkGo3I Fascinating intersection between performance, a11y, & devices.
Retweeted by Brian DukesLearn more about #DNN Cmty Member @pdonker in our latest member profile: http://t.co/uRzTKVmfzw #dnncms
Retweeted by Brian DukesNeed to make a note, drop a link, or test a thing? Your Slackbot channel is your friendly, searchable neighborhood scratchpad. 💁💫 #SlackTips
Retweeted by Brian DukesConfetti looks like a great way to put together a site for your event (and from the nicest people in the world, too): http://t.co/kEmJ4fMMAv
Retweeted by Brian DukesOmw to the Channel9 studios for the online Connect("Live") event. See you in 70 minutes on http://t.co/InQFvSDCEL
Retweeted by Brian DukesRemember, small commits are your friend. Large commits are painful to deal with #ProTip
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#DNNHangout starts in a few minutes! http://t.co/ulwtI5Oyh1 #DNN #DNNCMS http://t.co/wYW9CY7XVn
Retweeted by Brian Dukes2 hrs until our April #DNN Cmty Hangout! Join @jbrinkman, @WillStrohl & guests from @dnnConnect at 12 pm PDT http://t.co/xObUjYfLZf #dnncms
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