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Community Engineering Newsletter, April 29 – May 3, 2019

New Contributor

Get a quick update on all Community Engineering projects including completed and in-progress stories, features, and testing. Welcome new contributors joining your community projects. Check open requests and good first issues in the project boards.


If you missed a meeting or demo, want to join a specific project and contribute, or have questions, check the links to recordings, project boards, and more.


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Community Engineering Livestream

Our LiveStream featuring Bulk API is this week! Friday May 3rd. If you missed it, see the video!



GitHub | Project Board | Slack |DevDocs | User Guide

Magento Coordinator: Igor Minialilo, Eugene Shakhsuvarov


Meeting recordings:



GitHub | Project Board | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator:  Valeriy Nayda, Nishant Kepoor


  • No P0/PI bugs
  • 25 bugs were fixed or resolved
  • 2 free issues still available


  • We apologize for some delay. Starting May 3rd, Magento is working on task decomposition in our backlog.
  • We will have a major announce at start of the next week. And we need your help with the new challenge.


  • We created backlog dashboard for more transparency and understanding what is ready for development
  • Tickets which are ready for development are located in `Ready For Development` and `Good First Issue`
  • The PR dashboard with clear statuses will be introduced soon.



PWA Studio

Project Board | GitHub | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator: James Zetlen, Andrew Wilcox

  • 15 Issues created
  • 19 Issues closed
  • 8 PRs created
  • 18 PRs merged
  • Demo:
    • Venia: Shopper Sign In workflow improvements
    • Docs: Upward Specific File, added detailed comments
    • URL Resolver in UPWARD
    • CI/CD Improvements 
    • Single Command PWA Project Creation


Meeting recording:


Cloud ece-tools

GitHub | Slack | DevDocs


Magento 2

Community Backlog | GitHub| Slack


Magento Architecture

GitHub | Project Board | Architecture Slack | Services Isolation Slack

Magento Coordinator: Olga Kopylova

Meeting Notes: May 1, 2019 #142


  • [Merged] Magento Coding Standard Versioning Strategy, #136

Services Isolation:


Meeting recordings:


Magento Coding Standards

GitHub | Slack | Project

Magento Coordinator: Lena Orobei

  • Exception thrown in single catch block passes, #93
  • MC-5894: Gift Card Account, #92
  • Added json_encode/json_decode to list of insecure functions, #91