In recent months, I’ve taught a number of classes and conference sessions on what I consider to be one of the most important–and under-documented–topics in ASP.NET: asynchronous programming. It is THE secret to building highly scalable ASP.NET Web sites, and yet I rarely encounter developers who are knowledgeable about ASP.NET’s asynchronous programming models.

If you have no idea what I’m talking about, be sure to read the newest Wicked Code column in MSDN Magazine. And get set for an eye opener!