Part Two — Setting Up the Server

Recently, some friends and I wanted to check out the recent major updates made to Minecraft. There’s something especially inviting about diving into a new world, exploring the infinite landscape and building huge castles with friends that has captured Minecraft players for years.

What’s not particularly exciting is figuring out the complicated server hosting options. There are a plethora of options available that require a monthly fee. Some of them even allow you to use mods, but the configuration options can be limited and the fees can get expensive quickly. Instead, I decided to repurpose a Raspberry Pi 4b into…


Part One — Setting Up Single Player

Recently, some friends and I wanted to check out the recent major updates made to Minecraft. There’s something especially inviting about diving into a new world, exploring the infinite landscape and building huge castles with friends that has captured Minecraft players for years.

Here, I’m going to describe the process of setting up the latest version of Minecraft Forge and installing your favorite mods, because who doesn’t want to add Tesla coils and rail guns to their game?!

But Minecraft is better with friends! In Part Two, we’ll be hosting our own modded server on a Raspberry Pi. …


If you’re just getting started in web development, you may have noticed that developers in other software fields like data science, embedded systems, or even back end web developers, just love to talk sh*t about JavaScript. It’s so common, in fact, that you might start to wonder if you’ve picked a terrible language to learn. Maybe you should ditch web development altogether, or learn Java or C++ instead?

As in any field, software can be competitive and chalked full of people with their own opinions of the best technology and practices. No matter which language is your favorite, you’ll never…

Curt Morgan

Web Developer and Tech Enthusiast

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