Understanding the Requirements of the Statement Job
Now that you've seen the pieces of the development process you're encouraged to use as you learn
Spring Batch, let's look at what you'll develop in this topic. Figure 3-1 shows what you expect to get in
the mail from your stockbroker each quarter as your brokerage account statement.
Figure 3-1. Brokerage statement, formatted and printed on letterhead
If you break down how the statement is created, there are really two pieces to it. The first is nothing
more than a pretty piece of paper on which the second piece is printed. It's the second piece, shown in
Figure 3-2, that you create in this topic.