Notch has always planned to add a plugin API, and announced official plans to support one in the game on April 26, 2011. As of yet it has not been implemented. In a post before the release of Minecraft 1.0
, Notch said that the plugin API would be coming along with a new launcher.
became head of Minecraft's
development in December 2011, he stated that the plugin API would be his top priority, as "there is no way in hell I will be able to add as much content as the whole internet can do". He said that they were talking to existing mod developers such as Bukkit
, Minecraft Forge
, and Minecraft Coder Pack