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Community Engineering Newsletter, December 3 - 7, 2018

New Contributor

Entering the final month of 2018, and community projects start their next phases of planning, grooming, and development! 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.


Check the Magento Community Engineering Google Calendar for all events:

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Release News

Release Notes | Quick Start |  DevDocs | User Guides



Project Board | GitHub | Slack |DevDocs | User Guide

Magento Coordinator: Igor Minialilo and Igor Gorin




Meeting recordings:



Project Board | GitHub | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator: Valeriy Nayda and Igor Gorin

Current PRs status:

  • 1 PR has been created
  • No PRs have been merged 
  • 14 PRs have "Development / Review in Progress" status
  • 1 PR has broken builds but without progress

Demo presentations:


Meeting Recordings:


PWA Studio

Project Board | GitHub | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator:  Eric Erway,  James Zetlen, Andrew Wilcox, and Igor Gorin

  • Sprint 30focused remaining 2.3.0 merges, documentation and Studio improvements
  • Contribution picking up with 7 PRs (week/week) from Community
  • New contributors include @frontenno_nl and @gilgNYC
  • Hours +62%, volume +11%, commits +26%, efficiency +21%, contributors +25% (week/week) per@Gitential
  • Preview of setup and configuration:
  • Anshu Mishra (@AnshuMishra3) posted a PWA instance for Codilar! Check out and the Tweet!


Meeting recordings:


Asynchronous Import & Bulk API Project

Project Board | GitHub | Slack | DevDocs Bulk API & Async API

Community Project Maintainer: Alex Lyzun from comwrap

Magento Coordinator:  Volodymyr Kublytskiy and Igor Gorin


Meeting Recording:



Project Board | GitHub | Slack

Magento Coordinator:  David Manners and Igor Gorin

Merged PRs: 

Continuing work:



Magento 2

Project Board | GitHub| Slack

  • 25 Pull Requests merged to core
  • 48 Pull Requests created
  • 32 New issues created
  • 68 Closed issues


Magento Architecture

Project Board | GitHub | Slack

  • See the latest meeting notes for November and December 2018
  • Inter-service-communication doc, by Alex Horkun: #50
  • Proposal: Sniffs consolidation, by Lena Orobei: #51
  • Caching layer for Magento services, by Viktor Tymchynskyi: #52


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