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"Converting a nullable object to an integer"
As of .NET 2.0, we have a built-in way[^] of converting a Nullable object to an object of type T with a default::int? a;int b = a.GetValueOrDefault(-1);Your example would then be:object someValue = null; // Can be anythingconvertedInteger = ((int?)someValue).GetValueOrDefault(-1);
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