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Riley Spencer1,753 Points
Why Cases And Defaults?
Why do you have to use the two words case and default? Are they of any significance and can't you just use the while and while if? An answer would be greatly appreciated.
switch statement is more like a large
if statement than a
whileif. Those are loops which iterate through the same block of code
while a statement remains true.
switch statement filters out particular outcomes or specified ranges of outcomes and executes code specific to that condition. As a best practice, it is wise to include a
default statement so you can stipulate what code runs should none of the conditions be met. Granted, there are amny scenarios where the
default can never be reached because the set of conditions are closed but the code likes the default to be defined anyway.
There was some discussion on the point in this post - that may help a little too.
I hope this helps a bit.