|1 - I don't remember any documents right now. But I believe all good ASP.NET books explains this.
George_George wrote:"precompiled" -- you mean build into managed code DLL? I think all ASP.Net application is precompiled since we always encapsulate function into DLL and DLL is compiled. Any exceptions which are deployed but not precompiled?
ASP.NET allows many types of deployment. It allows you to just copy the ASPX and code behind files to server and which will be compiled when it is requested. Precompiled method produces assemblies and you only need to copy ASPX files and those assemblies
George_George wrote:"still you will notice a performance degrade when requesting the page for the first time" -- because of JIT managed code into native code for the 1st time?