“(Here are) the raw material of facts and thoughts, wood, as it were, so called from the multiplicity and variety of the matter contained therein.”
From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book

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Will Patterson's picture

Getting Line Count (and Length) with JavaScript

JavaScript provides fantastic tools for dealing with HTML element positions, but when it comes to text nodes there are very few options. While determining the length of an individual line of text isn't a herculean task, it does require a little leg work. Because browsers parse the text children of HTML tags as a single text node, in order to calculate positioning within that text we need to split it up.


Matt Burge's picture

The Wilderness Society redesign: Power to the admin!

In July, EchoDitto and The Wilderness Society (TWS) relaunched their web presence. With a spectacular design in hand, we worked to ensure that the site functioned as well as it looked.


Justin Pinder's picture

Demistifying the Cloud

We toss the word “Cloud” around a lot these days. Apple stores our pictures and music on iCloud. Amazon hosts our websites and stores our data on the


Corey Speisman's picture

Put That In Your Git and Code It

Prior to starting my internship at EchoDitto I tried to familiarize myself with ALL the technologies expected to use in my summer position. I was set


Jesse Littlewood's picture

What are the Best Social Media Tools for Non-Profits and Small Businesses?

EchoDitto's client offerings include assistance with digital strategies beyond your website -- including social media. One question we often receive f


Nicandro Iannacci's picture

What's the matter with data?

“In the information economy, data is power and we face a choice between democratizing it and holding on to it for an asymmetrical advantage,” writes


Tony Guzmán's picture

Exciting News from Orton Family Foundation

I love it when our clients do something big.


Apollo Gonzales's picture

A Lesson From's Union Buster Dilemma

There is a lot of talk today about the decision to dump the "union busting" petition started on their site recently.


Liz Schwartz's picture

Tell me a story

In the 2006 Preakness Stakes, Barbaro, a horse widely expected to have the best chance at winning the Triple Crown as any horse since Affirmed in 1978, pulled up shortly after the start of the race, hopping on three legs while his right hind dang


Juan González's picture

Should you redesign your website?

It's a question that all of us confront sooner or later.


Tyler Renelle's picture

Drupal sans Github: Missed Opportunity

tl;dr Drupal moved to Git; but in not moving to Github as well (or developing a similar platform on D.O), I believe it has missed the

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: