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Databases Modifying Data with SQL Adding Data to a Database Adding Data With SQL

Andy McDonald
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Andy McDonald
Python Development Techdegree Graduate 13,801 Points

Expecting an extra value when not defining columns first

I can't pass the exercise without defining the columns. For example:

INSERT INTO users (null, "king", "password", "dave", "olsen") does not work. I can only pass if I make the statement as follows: INSERT INTO users (username, password, first_name, last_name) VALUES ("king", "password", "dave", "olsen")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,968 Points

The second example is the correct syntax.

The first example (using the compact form) is missing the VALUES keyword between the table name and the data.