Hiro is decommissioning the regtest network

Hey Stackers,

The new Clarinet DevNet makes it easier, faster, and more reliable for developers to test their applications and contracts locally. With that, the regtest network is becoming less relevant. Thus, Hiro is planning to decommission the regtest network (available at stacks-node-api.regtest.stacks.co) by the end of October 2021.

We hope this notice gives developers ample time to transition to the new functionality!

If you need any help or have any questions, please let us know in the #dev-general channel in Discord.

Note: While the network will stay alive until the end of October, we plan to remove the regtest network from the list of available networks inside products like the Stacks Blockchain API, Stacks.js, Explorer, and the Web Wallet.