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Building Minecraft Server Modifications - Second Edition by Cody M. Sommer

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Installing a new Spigot server

We will start from scratch to set up this new server. If you wish to use a preexisting world, you will be able to do so after creating a new Spigot server. To start, let's create a new empty folder named Bukkit Server. We will run the Spigot server from this newly created folder.

The main file that you will need to start a new server is spigot.jar. A JAR file is an executable Java file. Minecraft, Spigot, and every plugin that we will create are all written in Java and therefore are run from a JAR file. The Spigot team updates the spigot.jar file as Mojang releases new versions of Minecraft. Typically, when connecting to a Minecraft server, you must be playing on the same version. In case you are unsure of your Minecraft ...

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