Replacements for switch statement in Python?

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I want to write a function in Python that returns different fixed values based on the value of an input index.

In other languages I would use a switch or case statement, but Python does not appear to have a switch statement. What are the recommended Python solutions in this scenario?
May 29, 2018 in Python by charlie_brown
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You could use a dictionary:

def f(x):
    return {
        'a': 1,
        'b': 2,
    }[x]
answered May 29, 2018 by ariaholic
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