During the month of May, we merged 455 pull requests across all our repositories. We would like to extend a massive thank you to everyone who contributed.
One notable pull request that was merged in May was from Neill Robson. This pull request updates the UI Components definition map to add complex types as valid options for the formElement node. You can find this pull request at https://github.com/magento/magento2/pull/15161 if you would like to look at it.
Andreas von Studnitz became the first community member to submit a pull request on the Magento devdocs repository to provide documentation for a feature he developed. Many thanks to Andreas.
On the 12th of May 2018, Comwrap, Virtua and Gate Software hosted a distributed contribution day in Frankfurt, Germany and Rzeszow, Poland. This event had 22 attendees across both locations. At the end of the day, we had 4 PRs to the core and 2 PRs to the Bulk API project.
On the 19th of May as part of the Wro Open Source conference in Wroclaw in Poland Divante ran a contribution day. 12 people attended this event, which resulted in 6 pull requests to the Magento 2 repository.
Over the 19th of May, Wagento organized a distributed contribution day across 7 locations in India. Throughout the day there were 53 contributors working on Magento 2 contributions resulting in 33 pull requests to Magento 2, 2 to the DevDocs, and 1 for the data migration tool.
During the 2018 edition of Meet Magento Italy, Webformat hosted a contribution day on the 26th of May in Venice, Italy. During this event, 15 contributors worked together to produce 8 pull requests to the Magento 2 repository.
As always, if you are interested in finding out more about contributing to Magento, we recommend getting involved in the community engineering Slack channel (email requests to join to email@example.com). We also have a wide selection of projects currently running and have just started with phase 2 of the BulkAPI, payment improvements and GraphQL projects. If you are interested in participating in one of these projects, take a look at the project overview page and let us know.