Coach, Mentor, Strategist

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.

I work with companies of all shapes and sizes who are struggling to make Scrum, SAFe and other agile frameworks work for all areas of their business.

My experience as an agility coach, 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. ‘Agile’ isn’t something to be achieve, and our focus as members of software development teams should be on removing the impediments that limit agility. I work with teams of all sizes and experience levels to be better tomorrow than they are today.

Setting File Owner in Terminal

Sometimes OS X won’t let you change the owner of file using Finder. Annoying. Here are the simple steps to do it in Terminal.

First if you are just looking for the command it’s:

sudo chown -R _new_owner /root/to/file.txt

Where _new_owner is the name of the new owner you want to assign to the file

Now the steps:

1. Open Terminal, which you will find in Applications -> Utilities
2. Type in sudo chown -R _new_owner
3. Type the file path OR drag the file from finder onto the line after _new_owner to make the path appear.
4. Hit the enter key
5. You may have to type your OSX login password if prompted
6. Repeat for any other files you want to change

Mime Type List and File Extensions

A lovely long list of mime types along with their extensions.

If you find any errors or know any extensions and mime type pairs missing be sure to let me know.

It’s in php array format for your convenience.

$mimetypes = array(
‘3dm’ => ‘x-world/x-3dmf’,
‘3dmf’ => ‘x-world/x-3dmf’,
‘a’ => ‘application/octet-stream’,
‘aab’ => ‘application/x-authorware-bin’,
‘aam’ => ‘application/x-authorware-map’,
‘aas’ => ‘application/x-authorware-seg’,
Continue reading “Mime Type List and File Extensions”

Getting Apache 2 to play nice with Virtual Hosts

If you’re a web developer and you can only get the first Virtual Host to work in your new Apache 2 local setup, it’s very simple to resolve.

Thanks to Alex King for the solution to fix Apache 2 only serving the first virtual host.

Basically the NameVirtualHost must match the value you use in your virtual host declaration, be it *, or example.local

NameVirtualHost *
<VirtualHost *>

You get the gist.