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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perform if / else

What is the difference between break and if/else ?

I mean what is the best between them to use ... So, the program in both cases => make the same output .. My code is: '''c# if (userInput == "stop") { keepGoing = false; break; // To break the while loop } ''' and he in the video use the if/else block

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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There's no functional difference. Both methods cause the loop to end when "quit" is entered.

You'll find as programs get more complex, there are also more ways to write them. The important things to consider when comparing different methods are:

  1. functionality
  2. readability
  3. maintainability

And in this case, both approaches are similar in all 3 respects so it's basically just "programmer's preference".

Thanks :) .. I love using break; statement