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:
  • Constructor Details

    • 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.