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Community Engineering Newsletter, March 11 - 15, 2019

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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.


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Project Board | GitHub | Slack |DevDocs | User Guide

Magento Coordinator: Igor Minialilo, Eugene Shakhsuvarov, and Igor Gorin

  • Async Operations in MSI and how to avoid Backward Incompatible Changes, by Alex Lyzun
  • In Store Pickup update, by Aleksandr Kravchuk
  • In store pickup infrastructure update, by Eugene Shakhsuvarov
  • Fixed Travis builds (green tests are always a great news to share) Eugene Shakhsuvarov
  • Integration tests for sophisticated scenarios of Qty Calculations, by Josh Carter / Igor Miniailo
  • Async Inventory sync up on product save. Final version, by Riccardo Tempesta
  • Performance fixes on product save, by Eugene Shakhsuvarov
  • Product Grid. Fix performance degradation, by Max Pronko
  • Work started for stock export with reservations to help support Magento Sales Channels requests, by Stepan Furman
  • See the latest trends and tests reports for MSI, by Tom Erskine:


Meeting recordings:



Project Board | GitHub | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator:  Valeriy Nayda, Nishant Kepoor,  and Igor Gorin

  • Work this week:
  • Nishant Kapoor is a Magento Product Owner is joining the project to help out. Valeriy may be working on other projects for a short time.
  • Quality focus - screenshot, hoping to have green result next week. Contributors claiming and working on tests far faster than estimated or expected
  • Graphql-458: CustomerGraphQL module refactoring
  • Discussed the burn down chart for 2.3.2
  • Expanding scope - Nishant will be determining areas to expand (such as customer, coupling framework, etc) and should have decisions by end of March
  • Continuing work on pull requests and issues



PWA Studio

Project Board | GitHub | Slack | DevDocs

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


Meeting recording:


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

  • 6 Issues created
  • 6 Issues closed
  • 4 PR created
  • 2 PR merged
  • Demo on merged PR #50 Create Import status endpoint and dummy ServiceContract – Hitarth Pattani, by Alex Lyzunfrom comwrap
  • Discussion and proposal for for #35 Partial source upload with partial source
  • Checking into #38 UUID implementation – draft
  • Discussed PR #51 Introduce SourceTypePool and remove source_type declaration from SourceProcessorPool – Hitarth Pattani, by Alex Lyzunfrom comwrap
  • We welcome in-progress PRs created as a Draft PR! Developers can provide feedback and support to help complete development.


Meeting recording:


Adobe Experience Platform Launch (AEP)

GitHub | Slack

Magento Coordinator:  Igor Gorin and Eugene Shakhsuvarov


MFTF Conversion

GitHub | Project Board | Slack

Magento Coordinator: Alex Kolesnyk


Magento 2

Project Board | GitHub| Slack


Magento Architecture

Project Board | GitHub | Architecture Slack | Services Isolation Slack

Magento Coordinator: Olga Kopylova

Meeting Notes: March 13, 2019 #77


  • [Proposed] Added proposal for tech upgrade strategy, #109
  • [Proposed] Split composer dependencies for modules/extensions, #113
  • [Merged] Add PHPStan to Magento static checks, #114
  • [Merged] Proposal: Using phprpo/grumphp for local quality check, #92
  • [Closed] Extended Configuration ElasticSearch Analyzer, #17

Services Isolation:


Meeting recordings:


Magento Coding Standards

GitHub | Slack | Project

Magento Coordinator: Lena Orobei


Meeting recording: