By Luca Marzo on 2019-07-14 12:49 in Production

Joomla Production Department Meeting

Date: July 02, 2019
Time: 17:00 UTC
Total time of meeting: 30 minutes


Harald Leithner (Department Coordinator), Luca Marzo (Assistant to the DC), David Jardin (Team Leader), Nicola Galgano (Team Leader), Philip Walton (Team Leader), Sandra Decoux (Team Leader), Marco Dings (Team Leader), Robert Deutz (Team Leader), Benjamin Trenkle (Team Leader).


George Wilson (Joomla 4 Release Leader), Stefan Wajda (Team Leader), Ilagnayeru Manickam (Team Leader), , Puneet Kala (Team Leader).

Discussion outline

Report from the Department Coordinator

  • Joomla 3.9.9 RC is out after this meeting.

  • Harald would like to bring back CMS Maintenance Team as an official team.

Automated Testing Team

  • Luca sent an email to the Team Members in order to identify any candidates for the Team Leader election, upon Robert’s request.

  • Working on docker images to allow testing of PHP7.4/8

  • Implemented saving screenshot for failed builds

  • Working on the stability of the system tests

  • Added test for Postgres

  • Re-Merging integration tests into the main repo

  • Working on parallel testing chrome and firefox

Bug Squad

  • Open issues are under 450, in the last meeting members decided to look at most old still open Pull Requests too

  • Team will try to give support to Pizza Bugs & Fun.

CMS Release Team

  • No release since the last meeting so no news

Core Translation Team

  • Started working with a user to create the Uzbek language (uz-UZ) pack. Joomla never had Uzbek language pack.

Documentation Team

Google Summer of Code

  • 1st evaluation ended. 3 students succeeded, one failed.

Security Strike Team

  • No updates, peak in business workload causing delays in 2FA implementation

Joomla Enhancement Development Team

  • Plan to start working on the Workflow within the next weeks when Backend Template is merged.

  • Work is ongoing on the Backend Template.

Software Architecture & Strategy

  • Recruited Kawshar from Joomshaper for UI/UX aspects.

  • Recruiting is continuing.

Joomla 4

  • Joomla 4 Alpha 10 released.