New Candidate JEP: 441: Pattern Matching for switch

Iris Clark iris.clark at
Wed Mar 15 21:01:03 UTC 2023

The following JEP with scope "SE" has been moved to the Candidate state:

  441: Pattern Matching for switch

  Summary: Enhance the Java programming language with pattern matching
  for switch expressions and statements. Extending pattern matching to
  switch allows an expression to be tested against a number of patterns,
  each with a specific action, so that complex data-oriented queries can
  be expressed concisely and safely.

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