Bukkit – as far as mods go may not exactly be the most interesting tool for Minecraft to-date, but that doesn’t stop it from being one of the most useful. Bukkit is a simple API that allows for players and programmers to make their own plugins for servers. These servers can either be their own, a friend’s, or someone else entirely; all depends on who you wish to give it to. It doesn’t take too long to set up and if you’ve got some background in programming, the overall usage of Bukkit isn’t that difficult.
Alongside Bukkit is its counterpart CraftBukkit, which is used to run these plugins. That doesn’t mean you have to use these plugins or any that can be gathered. Instead, CraftBukkit can be used perfectly well as a server host that streamlines the whole process. A server that runs off of CraftBukkit typically loads faster, runs better and with less lag. CraftBukkit is effectively the vanilla software, that’s been amped up to be easier on the user and their experience.
Dealing with your own server isn’t typically easy, but through the use of Bukkit and CraftBukkit it does make things easier. Everyone in the server will enjoy the decreased amounts of lag, that’s for sure. Plus, anyone who wishes to enjoy a wide variety of plugins have it at their disposal through this system. Even if that doesn’t help, you can always create your own. If you’ve got the know-how, they aren’t difficult to install onto the server either. This might be a system that takes a bit of time to get used to, it ends up being worth it before too long, that’s for sure.
You can find a list of the plugins available for Bukkit on the official Bukkit website so you can sort through them and decide as a group what to install on your own Bukkit server hosting.
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Lag has always been a major issue for me when using Bukkit as a lot of the plugins tend to put a strain on my own hosting which doesn't go down well with my mates. If you want to start using Bukkit I would suggest that you only download and run the plugins that you are going to use in order to keep your server from overloading. There are a lot of odd and great ones to download. It's best to go on reviews and rating in order to avoid the rubbish ones!
Bukkti server hosting is a great choice if you actually want to build a community larger then 5-6 players. I had attempted to do this running my server off my PC and I failed miserably. As soon as I manged to get around 10 players on the server it started to lag hard! It really was impossible to keep growing my community as I wasn't able to host for them without causing issues. After a few donations from my friends I decided it was time to splash out and get some Bukkit server hosting as my community was struggling to expand without it. A month after buying it I saw that my community was growing more and more by the week! People were happy with how well the server was running! server hosting is something that is really worth investing into if you want to build a strong community and expand!
There are so many great plugins for Bukkit the list is pretty much endless! They have well over 15000 community plugins that will give you a chance to add pretty much anything to your Minecraft server. The only problem I had was hosting all of the plugins at once as my computer couldn't handle that as well as hosting for 10 people so we had to switch over to Bukkit server hosting instead. Thanks to the server hosting we now don't have any lag and my computer doesn't sound like its about to kill over anymore.