Spring.NET 1.3.0 RC1 for .NET 2.0 API Reference

IObjectFactory.CreateObject Method

Return an unconfigured(!) instance (possibly shared or independent) of the given object name.

[Visual Basic]
Public Sub CreateObject( _
   ByVal name As String, _
   ByVal requiredType As Type, _
   ByVal arguments As Object _
object CreateObject(
   string name,
   Type requiredType,
   object[] arguments


The name of the object to return.
The Type the object may match. Can be an interface or superclass of the actual class. For example, if the value is the Object class, this method will succeed whatever the class of the returned instance.
The arguments to use if creating a prototype using explicit arguments to a factory method. If there is no factory method and the supplied arguments array is not , then match the argument values by type and call the object's constructor.

Return Value

The unconfigured(!) instance of the object.


This method will only instantiate the requested object. It does NOT inject any dependencies!


Exception Type Condition
NoSuchObjectDefinitionException If there's no such object definition.
ObjectsException If the object could not be created.
ObjectNotOfRequiredTypeException If the object is not of the required type.
ArgumentNullException If the supplied name is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

See Also

IObjectFactory Interface | Spring.Objects.Factory Namespace | GetObject