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How to ask for support from an Open Source Project

Posted on January 15, 2021 in programming• Tagged with

If you need help with open-source projects, there are a few things you can keep in mind so you can find a solution sooner, and help out the developers at the same time.

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The Performance Overhead of JavaScript Promises and Async Await

Posted on December 28, 2020 in programming• Tagged with

JavaScript as a language is heavily asynchronous, with promises being deeply integrated. While this is sometimes the best solution, can the overhead of promises pose a problem for hot code?

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Should you use MySQL with a Minecraft plugin?

Posted on December 23, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

The Minecraft server community has many misconceptions floating around about using MySQL or other databases with plugins, some of which cause servers to perform significantly worse.

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What the Future of Java means for Minecraft

Posted on November 28, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

There has been a fair amount of talk about how upcoming versions of Java will improve Minecraft. What's coming and how will it change things?

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CraftBook 5 and the future of CraftBook

Posted on November 08, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

You may have heard mention of CraftBook 5. This post should give you all the information you need to understand what it is, why it exists, and what to expect.

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What's new in WorldEdit 7.2?

Posted on November 03, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

It's been almost a year since the last big WorldEdit update. We're pleased to present WorldEdit 7.2, containing many new features, improvements, and bug fixes.

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I don't believe in timezones, here's why

Posted on October 26, 2020 in general

Timezones are confusing and unnecessary. While we likely won't get rid of them in the next few years, getting rid of them in the long term is beneficial and inevitable.

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Is my Minecraft Server Host bad?

Posted on October 21, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

Quite often we get support requests from users where their server host is at fault. Find out common problems with server hosts, and how to solve them.

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The Ultimate Guide to Running a Minecraft Server

Posted on September 17, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

Running a Minecraft Server can be a daunting task. In this article you'll find answers to questions, guides for various systems, and advice on server administration.

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Which version of Minecraft should your server use?

Posted on September 08, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

Server admins often ask what version of Minecraft their server should run. This article goes over everything you should consider when choosing.

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Paper vs Spigot, which should you use?

Posted on August 26, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

Paper and Spigot are the two leading platforms for Minecraft servers. Which is better? This article goes over the main benefits of using both platforms

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Embed Google Web Toolkit (GWT) apps on a React website

Posted on August 19, 2020 in programming• Tagged with

This article goes over embedding a Google Web Toolkit (GWT) application on a React website, and a few considerations that must be made when doing so.

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