Git Workflow

We are using git as a versioning system using the Git Branching Workflows.
There is some discussion in the global community that this is hindering continuous integration but we like to have a develop branch to, e.g. catch issues before they go into production.
Because we have a fast workflow and merge there often it works pretty well and is "continuous" enough for our purposes.


Branches in which are used for work in progress have following prefixes:


If working on a new feature/fix:

About once a month a new release_candidate branch is made from develop which, after some quality checks, is than released and merged into the main branch.
When working in the release_candidate branch please also merge it to the develop branch afterwards.

Database changes

If there are database changes make sure that