de.danet.an.workflow.api
Interface Batch

All Known Implementing Classes:
MethodInvocationBatch, SimpleApplicationDirectoryLookup

public interface Batch

This interface must be implemented by classes that can be run as batch.

Version:
$Revision: 1607 $
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Nested Class Summary
static interface Batch.Context
          This interface specifies a simple contract between a batch and its execution environment.
 
Method Summary
 java.lang.Object execute(Batch.Context ctx)
          Execute the batch.
 

Method Detail

execute

public java.lang.Object execute(Batch.Context ctx)
                         throws java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
Execute the batch.

Parameters:
ctx - the execution context
Returns:
the result as defined by the implementing class
Throws:
java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException - wraps exceptions as defined by the implementing class