Summer batch vocabulary
The batch main concepts, as described and standardized by JSR-352, are quite commonly known and used. Thus, they are reused as familiar items in the Summer Batch framework. A typical Summer Batch program will contain "Jobs", "Steps", "Readers" and "Writers", with out of box C# implementations and a great extensibility that allows users to supply their own.
Batch developers ought to understand the vocabulary explained below, as it describes these key concepts and is reused throughout this documentation.