Python Switch construct

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Is there a switch statement in Python just like there is one in C language?
Apr 19, 2018 in Python by onoff
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You can use the python dictionary for this purpose:

def switch(x):
    return {
        'a': 1,
        'b': 2
    }.get(x, 10)    # 10 is default if x not found
...
switch('b')

Check out the docs for the dict.get() here: https://docs.python.org/3.6/library/stdtypes.html#dict.get

answered Apr 19, 2018 by Nietzsche's daemon
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