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How to code Minecraft plugins from scratch (without prior experience)

Ever wondered how to code your own Minecraft plugins and develop custom servers from the ground up? This article from the largest Minecraft education portal on Earth is designed to help you quickly. A lot of Minecraft server owners are tired and frustrated of broken and limited plugins that can’t do what they want them to do. The choice of existing plugins is large, however most of them are hard
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What it really takes to win

Yesterday was a monumental day in the history of Minecraft, Bukkit, Spigot and everyone following this scene. We released Project Orion, our first flag-ship course. I feel dead tired. It’s time for a day off. On the surface, things look fairly simple. The program helps people to become fully self-sufficient, build highly customized servers from the ground up and helps them transform their unique ideas into reality, to build amazing
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Cracked vs premium – the big dilemma

Should you run a server open for anyone regardless if they’ve purchased Minecraft, or should you require a premium account to join? While the trends in the West are mostly in favor of premium servers, a lot of servers in Europe and the East operate in a so-called cracked mode. There are both good and bad sides to each of those, so let’s jump into it.   Advantages running a
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Niche problem solution equation

To grow your server or focus on your existing community, you need these three components. Running a high end Minecraft network is much like a real world business, and the same principles for success in a world is business is what makes people successful in Minecraft. Let’s have a look at the top three most fundamental principles every Minecraft server owner should have in order to run a prosperous network
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Why offering everything is the worst server strategy

Talking with a lot of server owners I noticed a pattern that plagues the majority of servers in decline. They typically offer as much variation as possible, putting all kinds of trendy gamemodes and minigames together in a hope to bring ‘everyone’ on board and offer something every player will love and enjoy. Majority of their servers or worlds are empty and those servers are in decline. If that’s you,
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Is Minecraft community dying & how to fix that

A lot people think Minecraft has been deteriorating since the Microsoft acquisition in 2014. If you’re having problems getting players on your server or feel the community has just gotten worse and more immature, this article will clear things up and show you how to reverse it. Let’s start off by clearing some myths first. The community has grown up, Minecraft is now played by kids. The truth is, Minecraft
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