Variants and Pattern Matching Variants using switch in Reason

Nik Graf
InstructorNik Graf

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Variants are known as tagged unions in Computer Science. They allow us to express multiple options that are exclusive, as a data structure. A concept that isn't available in too many programming languages and yet such a powerful concept.

We explore how to create variants and constructors in ReasonML and briefly touch on how to pattern match them to extract data.