This edition of the Core Weekly report highlights changes in PrestaShop’s core codebase during the previous week, from Monday 20th to Sunday 26th of June 2016.

General messages

More than a year after creating the 1.6.1.x branch (and thus, deprecating the 1.6 branch) and warning not to use the 1.6 branch anymore, we chose to finally close the 1.6 branch. Several pull requests (79, to be exact) remained open in the old 1.6 branch, most of which could not be merged anymore for obvious reasons; they were automatically closed as soon as we closed the branch.
Despite our “Review your PR” campaign in November 2015, which asked PR contributors to update their code and switch it to the 1.6.1.x branch or the develop branch, many PR remained untouched. While we did port some to the develop branch, we just cannot work them all into PS 1.7 while we are hard at work making it happen.

About 1.7…

Have you tested Beta 1 of PrestaShop 1.7?
Have you tried one of your module in 1.7? Have you tried to create a 1.7 theme? How did it go?
Give us your feedback!

Want to help things go faster? There are several ways:

You can find an up-to-date thread about the 1.7 development in the forum.
The 1.7 Project FAQ is always available here: http://build.prestashop.com/news/prestashop-1-7-faq/.

Do you live near Paris? Do you want to come test-drive the design of PS 1.7? Let us know!

Code changes in branch develop (for version 1.7.0.0)

Let’s review the merged pull-requests on the ‘develop’ branch since the last Core Weekly Report!

Text changes

  • 4485: Update country translations in Swedish. Thank you @macroy!

Front office (including the default theme, named “Classic”, based upon the Starter Theme)

Back office

Core

Installer

  • 5757: Added SF translation download & unzip during installation, by @jtabet.
  • 5762: Add translation domains in install, by @shine-neko.
  • 5768: Ability to add a theme during installation, by @shine-neko.
  • 5778: Convert script update-eu-taxrulegroups.php in symfony Command, by @shine-neko.

See all the PRs merged into the codebase since the last Core Weekly here.

Thank you to the contributors whose pull requests were merged since the last Core Weekly Report: @antho-girard, @dh42, @fojtcz, @kpodemski, @macroy, @mrmanchot, and @zizuu-store! Also, thank you to the contributors whose PRs haven’t been merged yet! And of course, a big thank you to all those who contribute with tickets on the Forge!

If you want to contribute to PrestaShop with code, please read these pages first:

…and if you do not know how to fix an issue but wish to report it, please read this: How to use the Forge to contribute to PrestaShop. Thank you!

Happy contributin’ everyone!