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Archive for October 17th, 2013

.NET/C#: check for exact type: simple things are always a good solution (via: Stack Overflow)

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/10/17

A while ago, I bumped into a situation where someone had tried to solve the problem below with a convoluted reflection based solution for this seemingly simple problem:

class A {}
class B : A {}
B b = new B();
if(b is A) // this should return false

And indeed the solution is simple: replace the “b is a” with this:

b.GetType() == typeof(A)

Thanks StackOverflow users ChaosPandion and John K.

–jeroen

via c# check for exact type – Stack Overflow.

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