I spend a lot of my time in iTerm, but even on my macbook pro it’s far from slick. A month or so ago I tried their latest nightly build, but it was very buggy (crashing when I resized the window) and no faster. So I’ve mainly been waiting to see if someone came out with an alternative.
As a result, I was very pleased to see this post from Rob Orsini as I was scanning Planet Ruby on Rails before starting work this morning. It seems the iTerm developers have completely replaced their tab code, fixed some memory leaks, and come out with nightly builds that are much more stable and far faster.
If you’re an iTerm user, go grab the build of the latest CSV.