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Databases

Danielle Petrides
Danielle Petrides
5,346 Points

REPLACE() with string literal and single quotes?

In this video, the example provided was REPLACE(state, "California", "CA"). Is this a scenario where we would use single quotes typically? I'm still trying to understand string literals vs identifiers and usage of single and double quotes.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,981 Points

I don't think SQLite cares, so you can use either type of quote. But for future use of pickier databases, both of the quoted arguments are literals in this case.