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Databases

Ralph Findling
Ralph Findling
5,270 Points

Must I include the table references? It seems to work in MySQL without specifying them

Why is this not accepted as a solution?
SELECT title, name FROM movies INNER JOIN genres ON genre_id = id;

It seems to work without the need to specify them in MySQL, since there is no overlap on column names in both tables. The above, however did not pass the challenge.

1 Answer

The challenge system might be more specific/less forgiving than the actual MySQL query language.

You could omit things when actually using MySQL, but it's generally better to be a bit more explicit and clear about what you're doing, if only so you can better understand the code when looking at it later.