Module java.base
Package java.lang

Class InstantiationException

  • All Implemented Interfaces:

    public class InstantiationException
    extends ReflectiveOperationException
    Thrown when an application tries to create an instance of a class using the newInstance method in class Class, but the specified class object cannot be instantiated. The instantiation can fail for a variety of reasons including but not limited to:
    • the class object represents an abstract class, an interface, an array class, a primitive type, or void
    • the class has no nullary constructor
    See Also:
    Class.newInstance(), Serialized Form
    • Constructor Detail

      • InstantiationException

        public InstantiationException()
        Constructs an InstantiationException with no detail message.
      • InstantiationException

        public InstantiationException​(String s)
        Constructs an InstantiationException with the specified detail message.
        s - the detail message.