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Community Engineering Newsletter, January 21 - 25, 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.


Check the Magento Community Engineering Google Calendar for all events:

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News on Bug Bounty Program

  • See the blog post for full details!
  • Monday, January 28, 2019, the Magento Bug Bounty Program is switching from Bugcrowd to HackerOne:
  • Bugcrowd payouts will complete for the existing site. It will remain in read only mode on the switch.
  • The new platform has greater features, consolidates with Adobe, with plans to complete reviews faster, with payouts provided after issue verification, not after release.



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



PWA Studio

Project Board | GitHub | Slack | DevDocs

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

  • Grooming is wrapping up, work continues, and meetings resume next week!
  • Current work:




Project Board | GitHub | Slack

Magento Coordinator:  David Manners and Igor Gorin

General info:

  • This project will be merging and continuing in 2019 with the Asynchronous/Bulk API project. We will have updates and information after the holiday break on the timing for the project merge!



Localization and Translations

Slack | Japanese GitHub | Magento CrowdIn | Google Doc

Magento Coordinator: Volodymyr Kublytskiy, Piotr Kaminski, and Igor Gorin

  • Magento plans to start work on translation flow, automated packaging, and more improvements in February 2019.


Magento 2

Project Board | GitHub| Slack

  • 46 Pull Requests merged to core
  • 128 Pull Requests created
  • 84 new issues created
  • 85 closed issues


Magento Architecture

Project Board | GitHub | Slack

Magento Coordinator: Olga Kopylova

  • Updates and notes for January 23, 2019
  • Allowing alias for SOAP operations, by Jed Mao: #69
  • Standard Promises, by Alex Horkun: #71
  • Templates for Design Document and corresponding PR, by Olga Kopylova: #78
  • Issues for Services Isolation



Magento Coding Standards

GitHub | Slack

Magento Coordinator: Lena Orobei

  • Updated Open Source License, Copyright file, linked License in README, #16
  • Add documentation for ThisInTemplateSniff, #15
  • [Proposal] Version specific sniffs, #17


DevDocs & MerchDocs

Site | Slack | Github | What’s New