By Harald Leithner on 2019-07-29 20:00 in Production

Joomla Production Department Meeting

Date: July 16, 2019

Time: 17:00 UTC

Total time of meeting: 60 minutes


Harald Leithner (Department Coordinator), David Jardin (Team Leader), Nicola Galgano (Team Leader), Marco Dings (Team Leader), Benjamin Trenkle (Team Leader), Hannes Pappenberg (Team Leader).


Luca Marzo (Assistant to the DC), Philip Walton (Team Leader), Sandra Decoux (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

  • Welcome on board Hannes (ATT Lead)
  • Joomla 3.9.9 problematic bug and fixed released as 3.9.10
  • Discussion about problem with PR testing technique

Automated Testing Team

  • Hannes was elected new ATT Lead
  • The PHP Codestyle was updated to version 3.0
  • Work is underway to introduce codestyle checks for (S)CSS
  • In the future we will concentrate on extending the system- and unit/integration-tests

Bug Squad

  • Better understanding of what are different teams tasks

Google Summer of Code

  • Shivam and Anurag are the two mentors who are going to be representing Joomla at GSoC Summit in 2019, Puneet has been added to apply for waitlist, if approval comes we might have three members representing Joomla 
  • No Major update, GSoC Projects going fine. 

Security Strike Team

  • Positive Feedback from numerous security researchers about the security headers on properties - Joomla seems to be a very rare case of a webapp actually configuring those on it’s web assets

Joomla Enhancement Development Team

Software Architecture & Strategy

  • Continue building the team
  • Discussed with Niels Braczek and David Neukirchen, followup this week on continuing contribution.
  • Planned discussion with Mark Lee, Kawshar Ahmed on J4 backend UI/UX
  • Added Llewellyn van der Merwe

Joomla 4

  •  Joomla 4 Alpha 10 released.