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Project Update: Week Four

Crazy to think that I’m already four weeks into my month-long project… I’m happy to announce that the plugin itself is finally finished! And I’m even happier to say that I did not cut back on my plans from the first week. It came close, but I was able to add all of the originally planned features before the month was over. “Finished” does not mean that I’m done with this project for good; it…

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Project Update: Week Three

Three weeks have passed since I began work on my month-long Minecraft government project and I’ve made some significant progress. It still has a ways to go, but I’m almost at the point where I could publish a working pre-release. Throughout the week, my main focus has been completing the proposal and voting systems. Since these commands are the foundation of the entire plugin, so I need to make sure they are well polished and…

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Project Update: Week Two

Time is flying by, and we’re already two weeks into May! I’ve officially passed the “eagerness / excitement” phase of the project and am getting into the nitty-gritty of things. So, how has my project been progressing? First off, the project still doesn’t have an official name, but I have finally come up with a couple of options that I like. Since it’s obviously a government-themed plugin, I want to express that in the title,…

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Project Update: Week One

Before we get into the details of what I’ve been doing this past week, you are probably wondering what project I chose from last week’s list of ideas for my upcoming month-long project. I decided to design, develop, and release an open source, government-themed “Spigot” plugin (AKA a mod) that helps Minecraft server owners efficiently manage their community by granting their player base more autonomy. There is A LOT that goes into a project like…

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