James Hill

James Hill

I am developer working at the Scott Logic Newcastle office. I'm involved in several projects and have a great interest in the cryptocurrency market. Believe that I may be one of the last Delphi developers on earth.


Bitcoin payments and the Lightning Network

This is the second blog post orientated around Bitcoin and its inner workings. The first post took the blockchain and broke down the algorithms which create the fundamental structure of any cryptocurrency. The post was separated into two sections; the first focusing on the block header and the second focusing...

Jenny from the blockchain

Over the past several years there has been a lot of talk about cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, and the blockchain technology that underpins them. However it can be difficult to understand how the blockchain actually works in practice, and why it is such a clever method for currency exchange. Two...

Porting Scratch To HTML5 From Flash - 2014 Intern Project

We’re the Scott Logic interns for Newcastle in 2014, and our project was to make a mobile-compatible version of the Scratch HTML5 player that allows offline access, and app-like immersion. This blog post is an overview of what we managed to achieve … And just to whet your appetite, here’s...