Blizzcon, Minecon and 1.9!

Yay, it's almost that time of year again! Where I spend over a full day travelling to meet some friends at blizzcon and waste all my money :D

I'm getting my flights, hotel and blizzcon tickets paid for by Curse, so this year that's a huge load off my mind. I got my flight info through yesterday... doesn't look so good. 3 stops both ways, and each one is in US :( I don't like being manhandled by US customs!

Unfortunately only a couple of my friends from MMO-Champion will be there this year, but I should see a bunch of other people whom I know and it should be a lot of fun. Any of you guys going too? :D

I won't be working on Bukkit while I'm out... unless mojang release while we're out and then I'll have to. But let's hope it doesn't come to that. I go on holidays to avoid work, not to find new scenery to work in :(

Speaking of, I have a nasty feeling that Notch wants to release Minecraft live at Minecon in november. The entire Bukkit team will be there, so it may look like we're all going to have to work together in person to get that some. Should be... interesting!

1.9 should hit us fairly soon, and we've been doing everything we can to prep for it. It shouldn't be as large of an update as 1.8 was, but it's still fairly big in terms of code changed. I managed to get a build of Bukkit working on 1.9 pre-1 but I decided instead to work on optimizing our deobfuscation stuff, which means I have to redo 1.9 pre-1 but it'll be worth it (saves so much trouble updating, when we have good deobfuscation!)

Here's to a busy future! :D


Marlamin on 09/27/2011 3:33 p.m. #

I'll be sure to stalk you in real life in the near future!

Max on 09/27/2011 4:28 p.m. #

You still need to deobfuscate the code? I thought Bukkit people had access to the source?

dinnerbone on 09/27/2011 4:37 p.m. #

Having source doesn't mean we can use the source. Unless we can publish it, we have to keep working on obfuscated version as usual.

Gerbil on 09/27/2011 9:12 p.m. #

Couldn't bukkit use the source, and then obfuscate it before publishing it. I mean that's pretty much the same thing mojang does.

Muk on 09/27/2011 10:06 p.m. #

Looking forward to Minecon! Hopefully you guys will get a big warm welcome or some sort of "thank you" from Mojang when they do the big release.

Would love you meet you guys ;)

matan7890 on 09/27/2011 11:35 p.m. #

They can't work on the code because they needs to publish that like the obfusecated code I think...
Or may be another resone?..

yognuatLOVERS on 10/15/2011 1:16 p.m. #

umm i have 1 question will minecraft 1.9 come out on the day minecon is starts

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