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In this chapter from A Beginner's Guide to Writing Minecraft Plugins in JavaScript, Walter Higgins shows you how to choose and use a text editor to help you write Minecraft plugins in JavaScript.

Cori Dusmann

Cori Dusmann, author of The Minecraft Guide for Parents and co-author of A Visual Guide to Minecraft, discusses redstone, Minecraft's form of electrical power. Players use it in all sorts of ways and build endless clever devices with it, learning as they go along.

If you've played Minecraft and heard that players can add custom modifications ('mods') to the game, you might be curious about creating your own mods. Walter Higgins, author of A Beginner's Guide to Writing Minecraft Plugins in JavaScript, offers some encouraging words and simple examples to help you get started. Even if you're not a programmer, adding small Minecraft mods is pretty easy when you follow these directions.

Jeff Carlson

Apple's iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) and Macs can all broadcast their locations, making it easy to locate a friend, share your own location, or pinpoint a device that may be lost or stolen. Jeff Carlson, co-author of The Connected Apple Family: Discover the Rich Apple Ecosystem of the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and AppleTV, acts as your wayfinder to learn about these features.

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Ben Waldie

AirPrint was introduced with iOS 4.2, and lets you to print right from your iOS device.  Now you can be super productive, right?  Only if you have an AirPrint enabled printer at your disposal.  Although there are hundreds of printers available that support AirPrint these days, what if you're like me, and have older printers that iOS doesn't recognize?  Your Mac can help.

Laura Ross

What happens to your Facebook and Flickr photos after you're gone? Learn how to preserve your digital possessions in an action-packed Twitterview with @EvanCarroll and @JohnWRomano.

As one of the authors of The iPad 2 Project Book, I am often asked how much I like my iPad. Let me just say that we're more than good friends.

Laura Ross

Learn the ins and outs of the latest Facebook updates in a live Twitterview with @DaveAwl.

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