Creating a dynamic image gallery with Silverstripe

I recently felt I needed to add a portfolio of work to this site, nothing fancy, but I decided it would need to use jQuery to provide some sort of slideshow view and so make the best use of screen space.

Now let me start by saying, if anyone has ever typed "jQuery Gallery" into Google, they will know what a minefield you have to get through! Never the less, I thought I would get stuck in and see what looked decent.

At the end of it, I decided to go with a plugin called GalleryView, which seemed to offer the most flexible interface with lots of configeration options.

So without further a do, here is how I went along with creating a simple content managed image gallery:

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