5.17 switch

A basic switch expression starts with the switch keyword and the switch subject expression, as well as the case expressions between curly braces {}. Case expressions either start with the case keyword and are followed by a pattern expression, or consist of the default keyword. In both cases a colon : and an optional case body expression follows:

switch subject {
    case pattern1: case-body-expression-1;
    case pattern2: case-body-expression-2;
    default: default-expression;

Case body expressions never "fall through", so the break keyword is not supported in Haxe.

Switch expressions can be used as value; in that case the types of all case body expressions and the default expression must unify.

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