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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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It's not just 100 free albums. Also 50 (excellent) box sets for $2 each. Amazing. http://t.co/FA3zTKYVGL
Retweeted by Brian DukesNational Bar Association issued statement questioning #FergusonDecision and calling for federal indictment of Darren Wilson. @Nettaaaaaaaa
Retweeted by Brian Dukes"A riot is the language of the unheard" line gets lots of RTs. But read MLK's full "The Other America" speech http://t.co/vjcwuV32mu
Retweeted by Brian DukesCity Lights Church is open for prayer for this morning from 8am on. There will be coffee.
Retweeted by Brian DukesWe all do irrational things we'll regret when we feel we are unheard. Punch walls, say mean things. be a listener today. Folks are hurting
Retweeted by Brian DukesIf you have not used Octopus Deploy, try it now. | What's new in Octopus Deploy 2.6 http://t.co/dZvGFsL4vd
Retweeted by Brian DukesWhite privilege: Getting to explain "not all cops are your friends" to my children at an older age when it won't traumatize them. #Ferguson
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe morning after. People rebuilding. #Ferguson http://t.co/z7PRlGH8Mb
Retweeted by Brian Dukes"I think America must see that riots do not develop out of thin air.... A riot is the language of the unheard." - MLK Jr.
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Hating people, police or criminal, races or genders solves nothing. Hate Ignorance and transgression.
Retweeted by Brian DukesOkay, who chose the reporters for this press conference?! This is the second string of reporters in this room. NO GREAT QUESTIONS. #Ferguson
Retweeted by Brian DukesFor Christmas, the JavaScript community will be bringing out a new framework that you "should" re-write all your projects in.
Retweeted by Brian DukesOH: People who are used to working in crippled-by-default languages can have a hard time in Scala.
Retweeted by Brian DukesOpenID 2.0 for Google Accounts is going away: http://t.co/CyBbvQYHMj
Retweeted by Brian DukesNode Tools for Visual Studio 1.0 RC has just been released. Get it here https://t.co/vvczultjZk #nodejs #vs2013 #vs2012
Retweeted by Brian DukesWe need your help. Join the Engage Hackathon to help improve #DNNcms http://t.co/UTzzk2qJnK
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe most under-rated (and my personal choice in this category of solutions) html/css framework, Semantic UI is 1.0.0. http://t.co/m3gcvmSett
Retweeted by Brian DukesGang of Four (c. 1994): "prefer composition over inheritance." Programmers every where (c. 1990's-today): "Let's use inheritance!"
Retweeted by Brian DukesThis article on package managers for front-end devs by @codylindley is one of the best I've read. Great explantion. http://t.co/fwiDV43e8i
Retweeted by Brian DukesEngage is extending an open invitation (particularly to #STL devs) to hack on #DNNcms. http://t.co/p6BF0KLzeV
Retweeted by Brian DukesInformation from another great session at #DNNCON 2014 - Contributing to Open Source on GitHub by @briandukes http://t.co/5pnd8jbfin #dnncms
Retweeted by Brian DukesTomorrow is a new week. A great time to try out short-lived branches this week! My post on the idea: http://t.co/Wdxqf7WEQ3
Retweeted by Brian DukesDo you know wath's difference between #DNN Open Url Rewriter and the Core Advanced rewriter ? http://t.co/A9Ccof1SBH
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@DamianEdwards great job on your @herdingcode episode. You have a knack for explaining in a crystal clear manner! http://t.co/Hz55BpxEMm
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DNNCon 2014 – A Tight Knit Community with a Bright Future Ahead -- http://t.co/0p6QBKss3C #Dnncon
Retweeted by Brian DukesNeed to emphasize that the yahoo search you'll see in Firefox in December will be much better than what is on http://t.co/GMcdty5HQ4 today.
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Missed my #DNNCon session:customizing #DNNCms search? Video tutorial and downloads are ready! http://t.co/I19Z1Dl73W http://t.co/gAZj9ERZBx
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I'm speaking at @hack_summit, a virtual conference for programmers. Register FREE using promo code HANSELMAN at http://t.co/ldAradS7cW.
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DNN 7.3.4 Released http://t.co/hTnc5N8RWX #dnncms
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You can now use lambdas and therefore LINQ statements in the immediate/watch windows in VS2015. http://t.co/kbzmPNPph0
Retweeted by Brian DukesCheck out: slides from @jbrinkman's keynote at @DNNCon http://t.co/EpwlI1602v #dnncms #DNNCON
Retweeted by Brian Dukes*checks faq* Visual Studio Pro now free for up to 5 devs in any org with <250 PCs and <$1M turnover.
Retweeted by Brian DukesMicrosoft open sources .NET. My post on Microsoft, Mono and Xamarin collaboration: http://t.co/CtjqeTqILI
Retweeted by Brian DukesFree edition of Visual Studio Community announced with Pro features! http://t.co/6IKLHoElnx
Retweeted by Brian Dukes.NET for Mac and Linux announced. http://t.co/mc50XX7iff
Retweeted by Brian Dukes".NET Framework 4.6 & Reference Source source is being relicensed under MIT license, Mono (and you!) can use src code to the .NET Framework"
Retweeted by Brian DukesMy keynote at #vsconnect developer event is about to begin. Big announcements for .NET + Visual Studio. Watch live: http://t.co/hYfKldI9FE
Retweeted by Brian DukesI'm doing something in LINQ that would be easier in F#. Is this how it begins?
Retweeted by Brian DukesLessons learned from my #DNNCon session: first pull request submitted, let's users accept friend requests from within notification e-mails.
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Wow. Stunning candor. Took courage to do this. RT http://t.co/jYtmjhwrDA
Retweeted by Brian DukesGuys, believe me when I say that if I could get a six pack of what @scottgu is announcing tomorrow I would! http://t.co/t9TMW2GrFn
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XP, Scrum, Kanban, Crystal, DSDM, FDD, these are not #agile. What you choose to do with them can be #agile, if anything can be #agile.
Retweeted by Brian DukesI was honored to be recognized as a #DNNMVP at #DNNCon
Retweeted by Brian DukesI know Git and still found @thinklikeagit helpful in tuning my thought process http://t.co/ldb3drSu
Retweeted by Brian DukesRequired git reading: http://t.co/cgrSc1Ha http://t.co/O45NjaAz http://t.co/EAePMLhq http://t.co/V5qx0YkG http://t.co/GzxKr3bS Trust me.
Retweeted by Brian DukesIf you haven't donated for #chocolatey yet, there are still a couple of days left - https://t.co/64MCXy16sr
Retweeted by Brian Dukes#herdingcode did a very informative discussion with Rob Reynolds about #chocolatey - http://t.co/U3qHUkFO9v
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@getify @reybango I see it on WindowsHello, Firefox Developer Edition! https://t.co/yxc8GSv0xt #fx10 #ChooseIndependent http://t.co/CFbJko66QC
Retweeted by Brian DukesThis was the single most important feature I was curious about with "firefox dev edition": http://t.co/VgnT4sx2DO
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Made it to @DNNCon, at the hyatt
I love this whole post by @BenBalter : 15 rules for communicating at GitHub http://t.co/EfH47GyLoI
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Really impressed with the responsive images article in @alistapart "Responsive Images in Practice" http://t.co/wqt1lbDQiA“We’ll come back and add tests later” is one of the biggest white lie developers tell themselves
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The ol’ make it work, then make it fast mantra works a lot better when you actually do the 2nd part too
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@StoneSTL what races are you expecting to show up? MO doesn't have any national races this year, right? @politicoWe are broadcasting LIVE (trying) from the #MVPSummit with the @aspnet Community Standup! RT! https://t.co/n9ZNNbftfn
Retweeted by Brian DukesWe'll be doing the @aspnet vNext Community Standup live from the MVP Summit at 10:30 AM Pacific today - join us! https://t.co/ncb69bThSa
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe People's Choice Award for Best Free #NET #CMS goes to @DNNCorp's #DNNPlatform #cmsawards http://t.co/5rj4RKhtOw http://t.co/B4vXmW6qyX
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@DNN So it's noon CST?"The nice thing about functional programming is it lets you express patterns as reusable code." Jeremy Gibbons #CodeMesh
Retweeted by Brian DukesOnly a couple of hours until @jbrinkman & I sit down w/ @DanielMettler to talk about #DNNCMS http://t.co/AzaM22VMB2 http://t.co/VUrjm1POOG
Retweeted by Brian DukesShaun Walker, Creator of DNN, joined Arrow Consulting & Design as an Incubator Group Lead #TechNews #startup http://t.co/97FWu7BKyW
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We are at the #MVPSummit but the @aspnet team does things differently. This session is (trying to) stream LIVE! https://t.co/UuS5vyMWuA
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@DNNCon It's confirmed now. I'll be attending #DNNCON
Retweeted by Brian DukesMicrosoft Remote IE makes it possible to run IE on OS X “almost natively”: http://t.co/oSKq1rXCA4
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@DNNCon prediction: @malik22 wins an XBOX
Retweeted by Brian DukesI'm liking this far more than other #MVP visuals I've seen... RT @jmspool: Another take on Minimal Viable Products: http://t.co/xRuVLLMxIy
Retweeted by Brian DukesAnnouncing RemoteIE – access to IE tech preview via Azure RemoteApp from iOS,OS X, Windows and Android #RemoteIE http://t.co/hKx62suzSg
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The difference between a master and a novice, is that the master has failed more than the novice has tried.
Retweeted by Brian DukesPer @WillStrohl 's suggestion, I've blogged about design for #DNN #DNNCMS #DotNetNuke: http://t.co/lK9zgJz3tU
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.@RalphWilliams just found out, but you should know too. #DNN "skins" are now "themes" http://t.co/pTdjQL3D0m #DNNCMS
Retweeted by Brian DukesWe're opening up the Slack Beta program for iOS and Android to the first 500 people to sign up. Want in? http://t.co/Bk1kLHPn9n
Retweeted by Brian DukesThe pocket guide to advanced version control. 2-way vs 3-way merge, cherry picks, subtractives and more http://t.co/wjaqYh2sPW
Retweeted by Brian DukesjQuery 3.0: The Next Generations http://t.co/2ds6vqmAuM
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@getify @github just recently saw someone submit a pull request from upstream to their fork to get up-to-date (creates a weird merge commit)Hey party people, Bootstrap v3.3.0 is out today! Tons of accessibility improvements, bug fixes, and more info on v4: http://t.co/8xsHP8qNEn
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@ajplopez http://t.co/119JIy0hKY is another optionThe biggest lesson I learned from @dhh is: framework authors working on their own apps is the best defense against boil the ocean follies
Retweeted by Brian DukesDuring the 1-1:50 time slot, @briandukes will be leading a session on contributing to open source projects on GITHUB #DNNcon
Retweeted by Brian DukesIf you’re on AT&T turn off WiFi and visit on your device to opt out of their horrible tracking token.
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@jSheely That's a ReSharper behavior. It's trying to be smart about what will actually be available in the website https://t.co/Ue1V5PgwbaYou might one day need to abandon them all to be #agile. RT @JoshuaKerievsky: You don't need Sprints, Storypoints or Standups to be #agile
Retweeted by Brian DukesFrom the #DNN Store blog - An interview w/Horacio Judeikin from @Evotiva http://t.co/eOxNlgykov, developer of top-rated products for #dnncms
Retweeted by Brian Dukesgreen tests and clean code can be too much all at once. forgive yourself. get to green, then keep it green while you add beauty.
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remember folks, SPAs need a compelling business case http://t.co/ZwPkzN30Xo
Retweeted by Brian Dukestwo things that improved our SPA productivity: server-side generated *templates* thru Razor, and hypermedia
Retweeted by Brian Dukes*some* but not all of the inherent complexity of SPAs comes from eschewing unidirectional data flow and embracing 2-way data binding
Retweeted by Brian DukesMan, client side MVC seems super buggy, how does shopify manage it... Oh... I see... http://t.co/4rgKuUe3m9
Retweeted by Brian DukesStop estimating cost only. Start estimating the value, cost, and risk of features.
Retweeted by Brian DukesFinal marvel release lineup #MarvelEvent http://t.co/ddI2Igonhy
Retweeted by Brian DukesPro-tip: I'll smack you upside the head with a rolled up newspaper if you ever write this line of code: true.ToString().ToLower()
Retweeted by Brian Dukes@StoneSTL You mean #Evoq Content 8.0? #DNNCMSStill one of my favorite metaphors for why software estimates are ALWAYS wrong, and how projects work in reality. http://t.co/fCR6Lw9LDs
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Retweeted by Brian DukesPSA: chasing every wave of bleeding edge tech leaves very little time (& often exhausts your ability) to innovate
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Dropbox: $9.99/month for 1TB. OneDrive: $6.99/month for unlimited + Office.
Retweeted by Brian DukesWrote a bit about the process of writing Pro Git, 2nd edition. https://t.co/S0wcVxvU8S
Retweeted by Brian DukesVote up this submission @slashdot folks! #Chocolatey Kickstarter - Support Taking Chocolatey to the Next Level http://t.co/P0u6N4ZmKj
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@nokiko no problem, it's at https://t.co/Sr9wnMx9Kr
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