ASP pages are executed on the fly by a server when they are requested by a visitor. Because they are not compiled, ASP scripts are slow and hold up the processing of an html page. This results in people leaving your site and severely reduces the enjoyment that your asp apps can provide. This short tutorial provides a few tips to increase the execution speed of your asp programs.
A function that calls itself repeatedly, satisfying some condition is called a Recursive Function. Using recursion, we split a complex problem into its single simplest case. The recursive function only knows how to solve that simplest case. You'll see the difference between solving a problem iteratively and recursively later.