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Community Engineering Newsletter, June 3 - 7, 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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Meet Magento Germany

What an incredible contribution weekend! June 1-2 we welcomed everyone to join us and Firegento to contribute, followed by Meet Magento Germany in Leipzig! #mm19de #mmlej19









New Project Backlogs

We are adding new Backlog projects to Community Engineering projects and Magento 2 core. Use these projects to groom new issues, claim Ready for Development and Good First Issues, and track your work to completion.


For details, see the Backlog Wiki!


Magento Inventory (was MSI)

GitHub | Milestones | ZenHub | Slack | Wiki | DevDocs | User Guide

Magento Coordinator: Eugene Shakhsuvarov



Meeting recordings:



GitHub | ZenHub | Backlog | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator:  Valeriy Nayda



PWA Studio

GitHub | ZenHub | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator: James Zetlen, Andrew Wilcox

  • Demo: 
    • #1267: Generate Optimized Image URLs Using configuration from GraphQL
    • #1266: MiniCart Refactor
  • 2 PRs contributed by community in the last week


Meeting recordings:


Asynchronous Import & Bulk API Project

GitHub | ZenHub | Backlog | Slack | DevDocs Bulk API & Async API

Community Project Maintainer: Alex Lyzun from comwrap

Magento Coordinator:  Volodymyr Kublytskiy, David Manners


Meeting recording:


Adobe Stock Integration

GitHub  | BacklogWiki | Slack


Cloud ece-tools

GitHub | Improvements | Slack | DevDocs



GitHub | ZenHub | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator: Sheila Shrewsbury


MFTF Conversion

GitHub | Slack

Magento Coordinator: Alex Kolesnyk


Magento 2

Community Backlog | GitHub| Slack


Magento Architecture

GitHub | ZenHub | Architecture Slack | Services Isolation Slack

Magento Coordinator: Igor MiniailoOlga Kopylova

Meeting Notes: June 5, 2019


  • [Proposed] Interceptors, #185
  • [Proposed] Using scalars for E-mail template variables, #182
  • [Proposed] GraphQL lightweight resolvers && StoreFront API, #181
  • [Closed] Advanced JS bundling proposal, #179
  • [Proposed] Decision-making proposal, #178
  • [Proposal] Update, #177
  • [Merged] Adding notes about gaps in SVC coverage to the improvements proposal, #175

Services Isolation:


Meeting recordings:


Magento Coding Standards

GitHub | Project | Slack | Project

Magento Coordinator: Lena Orobei

  • [Merged] Added excludes for phtml files, #112
  • [Merged] [Bug] ForeachArrayMergeSniff throws an error for inline control structure…, #111
  • [Closed] Added json_encode/json_decode top list of insecure functions, #91