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Community Engineering Newsletter, May 20 – 24, 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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GitHub | Project Board | Slack |DevDocs | User Guide

Magento Coordinator: Eugene Shakhsuvarov


Meeting recordings:



GitHub | Project Board | Backlog | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator:  Valeriy Nayda, Nishant Kepoor



PWA Studio

Project Board | GitHub | Slack | DevDocs

Magento Coordinator: James Zetlen, Andrew Wilcox


  • #1279: Danger CI automation w/ updates for issue templates and workflows, by Stephen Rugh
  • #1212: Graphic Overviews for PWA Studio, by Andrew Wilcox

2 PRs contributed by community in the last week


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



Adobe Stock Integration

GitHub | Wiki | Slack


Localization and Translations

Japanese GitHub  | Slack Japanese 

GitHub | Project Board | Slack TranslationsMagento CrowdIn

Magento Coordinator: Volodymyr KublytskiyPiotr Kaminski

  • #22996: Adds ICU MessageFormatter formatting strings (inc. placeholders) for better support of internationalization to Magento 2 core, by Navarr Barnier
  • Received great translations on CrowdIn in many languages! Hindi, Ukarinian, Gujarati, Portuguese (Brazilian), German, French, Macedonian, Danish, Serbian (Latin), Thai, Bulgarian



Cloud ece-tools

GitHub | Improvements | Slack | DevDocs

Cloud ece-tools 2002.0.19 released. See Releases


MFTF Conversion

GitHub | Project Board | Slack

Magento Coordinator: Alex Kolesnyk


Magento 2

Community Backlog | GitHub| Slack | Beginner’s Guide


Magento Architecture

GitHub | Project Board | Architecture Slack | Services Isolation Slack

Magento Coordinator: Igor Miniailo, Olga Kopylova

Meeting Notes: May 22, 2019


  • [Proposed] Webhooks, #169
  • [Proposed] Proposal to rewrite + modernize Static Content Deployment, #168
  • [Merged] Updated Coding Standard release proposal, #167
  • [Merged] Add TOC, Scaffolding to tech vision doc, #166
  • [Closed] Simplified composer project, #157

Services Isolation:


Meeting recordings:


Magento Coding Standards

GitHub | Project | Slack | Project

Magento Coordinator: Lena Orobei

  • [Opened] Add description why pho functions marked as discouraged and give alternatives, #102
  • [Closed] MEQP or Magento Coding Standards?, #100
  • [Closed] Templates XSS Security and short echo tag syntax, #99
  • [Closed] Results showing duplicate inspections, #98