Developer quality is the biggest determinant of software project success, greatly exceeding the contribution of all other factors. Developers differ in capabilities by more than a factor of ten. At Mighty Ant DataWorks, we’ve observed such a 10x advantage.Read More
"We have a dream of launching a tech product but are feeling totally priced out by professional firms. Any advice?"
In August 2016, Glenn Smith of Mighty Ant DataWorks moved from Southern California to West Lafayette Indiana and opened up a new Mighty Ant office in the Purdue Technology Center (part of Purdue University.) In February 2017 an old friend from Pasadena California emailed asking for advice on hiring cheap developers when you didn’t have the money for a full service firm. Below is the (lightly edited) exchange.Read More
100% of our lead designers recommend these 9 free design tools. (Ok, Thomas is our only design lead at Mighty Ant, but if you do any kind of front-end development, he thinks you will find these free tools / links super helpful.)Read More
Our Lead Designer Thomas demonstrates how to quickly remove an image’s background without permanently deleting any portion of it by using layer masking. An example of non-destructive editing. The little boy in the video? That’s Thomas! (when he was younger)Watch Video
Our Lead Designer Thomas demonstrates how to quickly automate repetitive tasks in Photoshop by using "actions. This tip is going to save you a lot of time and help you deliver consistent quality.Watch Video