Hi How to implement switch case statement.

Evan Klitzke evan at yelp.com
Tue Jun 26 19:12:22 CEST 2007


Read this thread, which was discussed on the list a few days ago:
http://www.mail-archive.com/python-list@python.org/msg150704.html

On 6/25/07, parasuram.nooranianand at wipro.com
<parasuram.nooranianand at wipro.com> wrote:
>
>
> Hi
>
>   My requirement is to check a  variable with a set of constant values and call a particular  function depending on the value of the variable. A C-language   implementation might look something like :
>
> switch (a) {
>
>     case 1 :  func1();
>     case 2 :  func2() ;
>     default :  func3();
> }
>
> How to do it in Python ?
>
> Ofcourse an if-elif construct can also be  used to do the job, which is indeed my last option. However i would like to know  if a 'switch-case' option is available.
>
> I found some implementations involving  dictionaries and lambdas but i don't know how suitable they might be for this  kind of an implementation.
>
> Any suggestions and  ideas welcome
>
>
>
> Thanks and regards
> Parasuram  N.A.
> I know the answers to all the  questions
> But its just that i don't find some of  them worth answering
>
>
>
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