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    ranu_gokhe is offline Member
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    Default How to create object dynamically with class name known in string format

    I'm loading a class with following statement:

    String stringToCompleteClassName = "someDynamicDigit";
    Class classToLoad = Class.forName(" meClass" + stringToCompleteClassName );

    Later i wd use reflection to get the methods of this class. now for invoking the methods with methodname.invoke() function i'd require the object of the loaded class. thus i want to create the object of the loaded class. I try to do it this way:

    Object obj = classToLoad.newInstance();

    but the problem in this is that this way i don't get the object of the class loaded but i get object of Object class.

    Now if i want to call the functions of the loaded class, i do it like:

    it throws an exception:
    java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: object is not an instance of declaring class

    can anybody please help?
    Tell me if u need any clarification.

    thanks in advance!

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    After just attempting to play with this setup, I found that I needed to check for three Exceptions.... maybe a try/catch block will do?

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