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Add "Switch" or "Case" Statement to Apex

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Add a statement in Apex that is comparable to the "switch" statement in Java or the "Case" statement in other languages like VBA. Use of these statements is much more effective from a coding standpoint that extensive nested "if-else" statements.

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  • Aaron Slettehaugh - 4 months ago

    The new compiler rollout is taking longer than hoped, but is making good progress. Switch/Case will be one of the first features we develop on the new compiler. I can't yet provide a timeline. 
     
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