How to convert Nullable int to integer in C# ?

Published on February 4, 2016 by abundantcode

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You can convert the Nullable Integer to Integer in C# using one of the below methods.

1. Using null-coalescing and default keyword
2. Using the GetValueOrDefault method.

How to convert Nullable int to integer in C# ?

Below is the sample code snippet demonstrating the usage of the default keyword and GetValueOrDefault method.

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.IO;

namespace ACCode
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            int? input = 10;

            //Technique 1
            int output1 = input ?? default(int);
            // Technique 2
            int output2 = input.GetValueOrDefault();

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