minusNanos() method of Instant class subtracts nanoseconds value passed as parameter from this instant and return the result as an instant object. This returned Instant is immutable.
public Instant minusNanos(long nanosToSubtract)
Parameters: This method accepts one parameter nanosToSubtract which is nanoseconds to be subtracted.
Returns: This method returns Instant after subtraction of nanoseconds.
Exception: This method throws following exceptions:
- DateTimeException: if the result exceeds the maximum or minimum instant.
- ArithmeticException: if numeric overflow occurs.
Below programs illustrate the minusNanos() method:
Initailize instant: 2018-12-30T19:34:50.630Z Returned Instant: 2018-12-30T19:34:50.200Z
Current instant: 2018-11-27T06:43:58.495Z Returned Instant: 2018-11-27T06:43:57.955Z
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