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Minecraft Mods Programming Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Rogers Cadenhead

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3. Create a Minecraft Mod

In This Chapter

Create a mod as a new project in NetBeans

Add the Bukkit API to the mod

Write the Java code to implement the mod

Configure a mod configuration file

Organize a mod into the proper files and folders

Build the mod in NetBeans

Deploy the mod on a server

Play the mod-ified Minecraft game

Now that you have a Bukkit server for Minecraft set up and running and have installed the NetBeans integrated development environment (IDE), you’re ready to create and deploy a mod.

Mods are special Java programs that run on a Minecraft server. They can’t be run anywhere else.

Writing a mod requires the use of the Bukkit API, a set of Java programs that do all of the background work necessary for the program ...

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