The instructor presents a solution to the problem, showing how input can be evaluated to make a decision, and offering alternative suggestions.
(upbeat music) … - [Instructor] Here is my solution … where the tall if-else, if-else construction … has been replaced by a switch case structure. … The switch is variable a. … Each of the case statements references values 1, 2, … and 3 with the appropriate puts statements … outputting the strings. … The default condition replaces the old final else statement … in the original construction. … I believe this approach is far more efficient … than performing multiple if and if-else tests … in the original challenge code, … especially when the comparison is simple, … such as these values … 1, … 2, and 3. … It's also more readable I think. … Always be on the lookout … for similar improvements in your code. … I hope your solution generated positive results. … …
- Writing your first C program
- Working the C development cycle
- Adding comments to code for clarity
- C language data types
- Declaring variables
- Making new data types
- Typecasting variables
- Using math, assignment, and logical operators
- Creating for and while loops
- Nesting loops
- Creating functions
- Returning values from functions
- Passing arguments to functions
- Creating recursive functions
Skill Level Intermediate
C: Data Structures, Pointers, and File Systemswith Dan Gookin2h 57m Intermediate
1. The Fundamentals of C
2. Variables and Values
3. Operators and Math
4. Decisions and Loops
Next steps1m 38s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.