096 RR Topaz with Alex Gaynor

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    01:30 – Alex Gaynor Introduction

    01:54 – Combining Python and Ruby

    05:57 – Websites that run on DJango

    06:38 – Running Topaz

    09:15 – TopazWroclove2013: Tim Felgentreff

    13:44 – Compilation Errors

    15:10 – Integration with Ruby

    17:47 – Performance and Benchmarking

    20:52 – Global Interpreter Lock

    • Waiting to implement features

    23:26 – Design Goals

    • Simplicity
    • Performance

    26:10 – Worst Part of the Ruby Language

    • Complexity of constant lookups
    • Number of different scopes

    28:40 – Why Python, Ruby, and Javascript are Slow by Alex Gaynor

    35:16 – Where is Topaz now/Where will it be in the future?

    44:20 – Ruby features that people use wrong

    46:23 – Blocks

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