August 3, 2010
The corresponding blog post is labeled as "Minecraft Alpha v1.0.14", which is a duplicate of a previous version released four days earlier, on July 30. The date of the jar and the timestamp of the post clearly show that it is Alpha v1.0.15 instead.
- Arm-swinging animation added, viewable in multiplayer and in third person view.
- New fire behavior.
- Lava sets blocks on fire.
- New crafting recipe.
- Changed from 3 books to the current recipe of 6 wooden planks and 3 books.
- Players can now enter the IP for a server other than Mojang's official server.
- The player can no longer move while on the inventory screen.
- The player can no longer place blocks in the same space with entities if it is covered with snow.
- "Minecraft Alpha 1.0.14" – The Word of Notch, August 3, 2010
- "Alpha 1.0.15?" (archived) by Darerd11 – Minecraft Forum, August 3, 2010.
- "SMP server release tomorrow, here's what'll be in" – The Word of Notch, August 3, 2010
- "Minecraft Alpha Server 0.1.0" - The Word of Notch, August 4, 2010