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Community Engineering Newsletter, March 4 - 8, 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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Authorize.Net Direct Post MD5 Hash Deprecation and Update

Authorize.Net moved the date for Direct Post MD5 Hash deprecation to March 28, 2019.  



Project Board | GitHub | Slack |DevDocs | User Guide

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

  • Demo and discussion on ElasticSearch 6 PR #21458 for v2.3.1 and v2.2.8 and discussion for the future of ES 7, by Romain Ruaud of Smile-SA
  • Łukasz Bajsarowicz provided an update for MFTF contribution to MSI.
  • Igor Miniailo provided a general update on current tickets and work.
  • See the latest trends and tests reports for MSI, by Tom Erskine:


Meeting recordings:



Project Board | GitHub | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator: Valeriy Nayda and Igor Gorin



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


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

  • Converted (as of 3-8-2018): 81 MTF workflows (27% of target - up by 5% from last week).


Magento 2

Project Board | GitHub| Slack


Magento Architecture

Project Board | GitHub | Architecture Slack | Services Isolation Slack

Magento Coordinator: Olga Kopylova

Meeting Notes: March 7, 2019 #112


  • [Proposed] Added proposal for tech upgrade strategy, #109
  • [Proposed] Split composer dependencies for modules/extensions, #113
  • [Merged] Address Front-End Tech Vision Feedback, #67

Services Isolation:


Meeting recordings:


Magento Coding Standards

GitHub | Slack

Magento Coordinator: Lena Orobei


Meeting recording: