Can I say something here? This book was an eye-opener.
Why? Because not every single application needs the 7 mile long implementation of an enterprise architecture. Some applications are better off developed in a rapid method – a.k.a. Ruby Style.
ASP.NET 2.0 introduces a number of things that facilitate such development, and this book is the definitive source for such information.
Disclosure: I was on the review team of this book.