Runtime Conversions with Convert.ChangeType

Sometimes we may need to convert to one type to another at runtime but we don’t know the type in advance. In this situations we can use Convert.ChangeType() method.
In this below code i had converted the value 100 which is a string and this value converted to int and double at runtime
object initialValue = "100";
Type targetType = typeof (int);
object convertedValue = Convert.ChangeType(initialValue, targetType);
Type convertedType = convertedValue.GetType();
Console.WriteLine(convertedType);
targetType = typeof(double);
convertedValue = Convert.ChangeType(initialValue, targetType);
convertedType = convertedValue.GetType();
Console.WriteLine(convertedType);

Enjoy Coding…

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