Last Updated: 2022-12-01
I spent a long time writing a database schemer dumper and seeder for
somehow had some binary of
mysql installed on my computer and I just "assumed" it was the same
version as the project required or that version interoperability would be easy. Not so.
My version was 8.x, whereas the project was using 5.7. These had radically different rules and syntaxes, so it turned out that my code was incompatible. I lost perhaps two hours because I didn't start with the basic question: what are my version constraints.
Ask: what are my version constraints (for everything) before writing a single line of code