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sqliteHow do I use UUIDs in SQLite?

UUIDs (Universally Unique Identifiers) can be used in SQLite to create a unique identifier for each row in a table. To use UUIDs in SQLite, you first need to create a table with a column to store the UUIDs. The following example creates a table named users with a column named uid to store the UUIDs:

  name TEXT

Then you can insert UUIDs into the table using the uuid() function. The following example inserts a row with a new UUID into the users table:

INSERT INTO users (uid, name) VALUES (uuid(), 'John Doe');

The uuid() function generates a version 4 UUID, which is composed of random numbers and letters.

Code explanation

  • CREATE TABLE - creates a table with the specified columns and data types
  • UUID - the data type used to store the UUIDs
  • PRIMARY KEY - ensures that each row has a unique identifier
  • INSERT INTO - inserts a row into the specified table
  • uuid() - generates a new version 4 UUID

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