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alexulsah
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Canvas Apps GitHub Integration with Multiple Branches

Hello there,

I am trying to integrate GitHub with a canvas app that my team is correctly working on. Here's the scenario that I want to implement:

  1. A developer must only push to his own branch i.e., Dev A must only push to Branch A. Similarly Dev B, must only push to Branch B and so on. Each of these branches must be connected to separate copies of apps on which each developer will work on.
  2. Once a developer pushes his code to his own branch, he must create a pull request to branch Dev which then will be merged. The Dev branch will be connected an application which will act as the QA app.
  3. Finally a pull request from Dev branch to main branch will be created which then will be merged. An app will be connected to the main branch which will act as the production app.

I managed to implement the first step but it is not working as expected. The problem here is, when I'm clicking on the sync button all the files from the studio are being pushed into the repository. For example, if I create a pull request from Branch A to Branch Dev and merge it, the name of the QA application and it's configurations are being replaced based on the code of Application A. This either completely crashes the application or makes the environment completely confusing.

 

Is there a way that I can only push the Src directory upstream? Or a workaround for this issue that I'm facing. I understand that creating copies of applications and connecting to GitHub doesn't really work as it's mentioned in the documentation but it will be really helpful if I could get some suggestion or examples of Git integration anyone has implemented.

 

Thank you

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paolo_forle
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Exactly what I need also.

More, I can use github to store diffferent version and keep them diffentiated up to when I decide to pull in another branch.

Without this feature, Github has no sense to be used.

I thing and hope that all this will be taken into account when Githun integration feature will pass from Experimental to Production

Adminuser123
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Anyone provide answer of this question . I am looking for same thing

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