With a few open source tools, you can stream a playlist of videos in real-time over RTMP, MPEG-DASH, and HLS in a fully automated manner.
As many are aware, Mojang is transitioning to using a unique, random identifier for each player rather than continuing the use of usernames.
WarmRoast is a web-based CPU sampler for the Java Virtual Machine with a few select features tailored for diagnosing Minecraft servers and clients.
WorldEdit provides an easy-to-use API for Bukkit plugins to access the player’s current region selection.
Understanding how your server ticks underneath can be helpful when diagnosing problems regarding slow performance.
Version control is practically essential to any software project, and it can be extremely useful even for your Minecraft server.
Recently, a Minecraft server I host used up all the disk space on its RAM drive, and consequently bad things resulted, but it further worsened by the fact that my friend kept the server running for eight hours more.
One seemingly silly problem to deal with for those who host a “modded” Minecraft server is getting people to properly install those modifications.
Update: The man-in-the-middle attack described in this post is now ineffective as it was fixed in Minecraft 1.3, but the solution still works if you desire extra security.