There are multiple ways of starting your Smalltalk image. Some you may not be aware of, but you would find them useful. This is primarily for developers who have more than one version of VisualWorks installed on their system. Configuration files make it easy to manage and run images from multiple versions.
Code and application performance is always an interesting topic. For developers, finding and solving performance bottlenecks can be highly productive with the right tools and knowledge, and it can be a very rewarding part of application development.
You probably know that our Smalltalk products support CLDR-based internationalization, which is incredibly useful for building applications for use with many languages that are deployed throughout many parts of the world.