Deserializing Guava’s Table with Jackson throws "JsonMappingException: No suitable constructor found for type"

I’m using jackson-datatype-guava. I’m trying to deserialize a Table from JSON, but I’m getting an exception.

My code is:

@Test
public void jsonTable() throws IOException {
    Table<String, String, String> table = HashBasedTable.create();
    table.put("row1", "col1", "cell11");
    table.put("row1", "col2", "cell12");
    table.put("row2", "col1", "cell21");
    table.put("row2", "col2", "cell22");

    ObjectMapper mapper = new ObjectMapper()
            .registerModule(new GuavaModule());

    String tableJson = mapper.writeValueAsString(table);
    System.out.println(tableJson);

    Table<String, String, String> deserializedTable = mapper.readValue(tableJson, HashBasedTable.class);
}

The exception thrown at the last line is:

com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.JsonMappingException: No suitable constructor found for type [simple type, class com.google.common.collect.HashBasedTable]: can not instantiate from JSON object (missing default constructor or creator, or perhaps need to add/enable type information?)
 at [Source: {"row1":{"col2":"cell12","col1":"cell11"},"row2":{"col2":"cell22","col1":"cell21"}}; line: 1, column: 2]
    at com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.JsonMappingException.from(JsonMappingException.java:255)
    at com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.deser.BeanDeserializerBase.deserializeFromObjectUsingNonDefault(BeanDeserializerBase.java:1130)
    at com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.deser.BeanDeserializer.deserializeFromObject(BeanDeserializer.java:298)
    at com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.deser.BeanDeserializer.deserialize(BeanDeserializer.java:133)
    at com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.ObjectMapper._readMapAndClose(ObjectMapper.java:3807)
    at com.fasterxml.jackson.databind.ObjectMapper.readValue(ObjectMapper.java:2797)
    at com.gk.dfm.repository.impl.JsonTableTest.jsonTable(JsonTableTest.java:31)

It makes sense, since HashBasedTable has no default constructor. We should construct it using HashBasedTable.create(). How can I tell it to Jackson though?

On this page I found how to deserialize Guava’s Multimap:

@Test
public void convert() throws JsonParseException, JsonMappingException,
        JsonProcessingException, IOException {

    ObjectMapper objectMapper = new ObjectMapper();
    objectMapper.registerModule(new GuavaModule());

    Multimap<String, NavItem> navs = objectMapper.readValue(
            objectMapper.treeAsTokens(objectMapper.readTree(jsonString)),
            objectMapper.getTypeFactory().constructMapLikeType(
                    Multimap.class, String.class, NavItem.class));

    logger.info(navs);

    assertThat(navs.keys(), hasItems("123455", "999999"));
}

How can I apply it to a Table? There is no such thing as constructTableLikeType.

Source: java

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