Something unexpected happened last night - Minecraft 1.10: The Frostburn Update was released. Fortunately we're rather on the ball and can now announce that all of our software is also available for Minecraft 1.10.

This is a faster release cadence than usual, so changes are reasonably limited. For developers there are a few more particles and sounds, whilst players will no doubt appreciate the new polar bears, skeletons and villagers (zombies). BungeeCord retains support for versions 1.8-1.10 as per the 1.9 release notes.

1.10.2 is now the default build for all users. You may request older versions using --rev.

As is the usual custom, you will (for now) be required to manually request 1.10 as follows:
Code (Text):
java -jar BuildTools.jar --rev 1.10

If you haven't used BuildTools to create a server jar yet, it is suggested you first read the 1.8 announcement and the additional BuildTools info thread.

If you have any issues, please don't hesitate to ask for support on either the IRC channel (chat tab above), or the forums. The bug tracker (on hub.spigotmc.org) is also available, however please keep entries there limited to actual, verified bugs.

Enjoy,
~Spigot Team
Hi Everyone,

All of our software is now upgraded to the latest release of Minecraft 1.9.4. This release is slightly larger than the last couple of point releases, so it is important that you read and understand this post before upgrading.

Like Minecraft 1.9, this release is not protocol compatible with previous versions, however BungeeCord and/or plugins can be used to create networks which support multiple concurrent versions (details in the previously linked thread).

We have also used this release to deobfuscate a number of additional NMS elements used from within CraftBukkit, and as such the NMS revision is now 1_9_R2, meaning some plugins will need to be updated. This is also a good time to remind developers that code should be written against the Bukkit API as we cannot make any guarantees regarding code which doesn't.

1.9.4 is now the default release for all users. In order to get 1.9.2 you will need to use --rev 1.9.2

In order to get these releases, you will need to manually select 1.9.4 as follows:
Code (Text):
java -jar BuildTools.jar --rev 1.9.4
Later on, probably end of this weekend, 1.9.4 will become the default version for all users.


If you haven't used BuildTools to create a server jar yet, it is suggested you first read the 1.8 announcement and the additional BuildTools info thread.

If you have any issues, please don't hesitate to ask for support on either the IRC channel (chat tab above), or the forums. The bug tracker (on hub.spigotmc.org) is also available, however please keep entries there limited to actual, verified bugs.

Hope you enjoy,
~Spigot Team
Hi everyone,

A short while ago Mojang released Minecraft 1.9.2 containing a few minor fixes, and we have now also updated. There is full 1.9 plugin compatability and client support with this version, so everyone is recommended to upgrade. BungeeCord is also updated and can be found on Jenkins.

In order to get this updated server, simply run the latest BuildTools, eg:
Code (Text):
java -jar BuildTools.jar
If you haven't used BuildTools to create a server jar yet, it is suggested you first read the 1.8 announcement and the additional BuildTools info thread.

If you have any issues, please don't hesitate to ask for support on either the IRC channel (chat tab above), or the forums. The bug tracker (on hub.spigotmc.org) is also available, however please keep entries there limited to actual, verified bugs.

Hope you enjoy,
~Spigot Team

If for some reason you still require 1.9 you should run BuildTools with --rev 1.9, eg:
Code (Text):
java -jar BuildTools.jar --rev 1.9
please note that there will be no further updates to such builds.
Good morning everyone,

Today I am pleased to announce the release of SpigotMC software for Minecraft 1.9. Over the last eight months we have put several hundred hours of work into building what you see here today, so I ask that you please just take a minute of your time to thoroughly read and appreciate this post before jumping in to update.

BungeeCord
All builds of BungeeCord released after this post include support for both servers and clients of versions 1.8 and 1.9. Support for 1.7 has been dropped. To facilitate deployment across networks wishing to accept both 1.8 and 1.9 clients, the default and fallback server options have been replaced with an option called ‘priorities’. If a client cannot connect to a given server, Bungee will keep trying the next priority server. If you for example configure a 1.9 server as first priority and a 1.8 server as second priority, clients of both versions will be able to successfully use your network. This version of BungeeCord should be regarded as beta - although testing has been performed, it is possible there are still some minor issues with 1.9 clients.

Bukkit
Public releases of the Bukkit 1.9 API have been around for a while now, so there isn't really any unexpected information to provide here. The only major plugin affecting change is the rework of the Sound enum, which will affect all plugins that use this API, however this is a caveat which has been mentioned in the documentation for many years. There are also a whole heap of new APIs covering all of the new 1.9 features, but if you feel an additional API should be added, don't ask for it, please just submit a pull request and implementation. As an open source project we are dependant on code-contributions from anyone who has the possibility to do so. Thus we especially encourage all developers, especially those working for Minecraft servers to contribute and help us make...
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