Switch statements compare specific values against different cases and execute the block of code associated with the first matching case. You can achieve the same result using an if statement with multiple else clauses, but switch statements are easier to read and understand at a glance.
This article covers the most common use cases of switch statements. There are other, more advanced features of switch statements that I will talk about in future articles.
Cosmin has been writing tutorials and books on Swift and iOS development since 2014, when the first version of Swift was released. He has been part of influential iOS development communities such as raywenderlich.com and appcoda.com since 2010 and has taught iOS development with Objective-C and Swift since 2012. Cosmin lives in Romania and has engineering degrees in electronics, telecommunications, neural networks, microprocessors, microcontrollers, distributed systems, and web technologies from the technical universities of Cluj-Napoca and Iași. He has worked with many programming languages over the years, but none of them has had such a significant impact on himself as Swift. Cosmin likes to play the guitar or study WW2 history when not coding