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5:30 - 6:00: Pizza & Networking | 6:00 - 8:00: Presentation |

Presentation: Minecraft Mod'ing

In celebration of Microsoft buying Minecraft - MADdotNET is bringing you a night of Minecraft Mod'ding - it won't be in .NET, but it will be awesome!

If you've never played Minecraft - check it out at - and see what Microsoft spent 2.5 billion on ( yes, that's billion with a "b" ).

Minecraft is a creative phenomenon for all ages -- so bring yourselves and your junior developers alike.

In this session, we will create the legendary set of bacon armor, tools, weapons and more! We will be walking through:

• Setting up your IDE (Eclipse)

• Installing Minecraft Forge

• Creating recipes, smelting, items, and blocks

• Packaging the mod for distribution

If you want to follow along, you can download Eclipse ( ) and the source code ahead of time from .

Speaker: Phil Van Houten