C# switch on type

See gjvdkamp’s answer; this feature now exists in C#


I usually use a dictionary of types and delegates.

var @switch = new Dictionary<Type, Action> {
    { typeof(Type1), () => ... },
    { typeof(Type2), () => ... },
    { typeof(Type3), () => ... },
};

@switch[typeof(MyType)]();

It’s a little less flexible as you can’t fall through cases, continue etc. But I rarely do so anyway.

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