Often when I hear about the switch statement, its put off as a way to replace long if...else chains. But it seems that when I use the switch statement I'm writing more code that I would be just ...
I was reading this article and was wondering, do we get rid of all switch statements by replacing them with a Dictionary or a Factory so that there are no switch statements at all in my projects. ...
I am working in a .Net, C# shop and I have a coworker that keeps insisting that we should use giant Switch statements in our code with lots of "Cases" rather than more object oriented approaches. His ...
When I was starting to programme in Java, the fact that switch statements didn't take strings frustrated me. Then on using Enums, I realised the benefits that you get with them rather than passing ...
I was wondering the if if-else statements, is like a switch statement that does have a break statement. if( boolean_expression_1 ) statement_1 else if( boolean_expression_2 ) statement_2 else ...
I don't understand why the switch or equivalent is so popular in languages. To me, it seems like it had a place back in the days when the alternative was lots of nested if statements in the else part ...