Coach, Mentor, Developer

I’m Harry Bailey and I help foster tech teams and the humans who help form and fuel them. My work creates better outcomes, more value, happier humans and solid autonomous teams.

My experience as a product owner, business owner, tech strategist and software developer enables me take a team-focused approach. I look to support value creation at every level from pair coding through to business strategy.

Some describe my role as Delivery Coach and some as Agile Coach. My preference is Agility Coach. You can’t achieve Agile, instead you should continue to be Agile, and so I work with teams of all sizes and experience levels to be better tomorrow than they are today.

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Pimping Fancybox jQuery Lightbox

I love fancybox. It’s a great and flexible jQuery lightbox, but I decided there were a couple of things I needed it to do that it doesn’t, so I dived into the code head first and added a couple of features. Be warned that you need to edit the file jquery.fancybox-1.3.1.js to implement them.

Combined add and fire / show / open
Yes I know you can do this with $.fancybox(content, options)

It’s tough to add the fancybox listener and fire it at the same time, for example onclick or using a live event. That annoyed me in some circumstances. Previously I have resorted to adding fancybox to anchors on hover so it could fire onclick: Continue reading “Pimping Fancybox jQuery Lightbox”