Unleashing the Power of SVGs
IN THIS CHAPTER
Understanding the role of vector graphics in digital design
Preparing Illustrator files for SVG output
Using SVG for type
Exporting web-ready SVG artwork
Saving editable SVG files
Handing off SVG code
The magic, the power, the challenge … oh, heck, the whole point of working with Adobe Illustrator is to create scalable vector graphics. You know what I’m talking about: lean (small file size) graphics that can be printed on a billboard (outside of Billings, or anywhere else) or on a postage stamp; graphics that can be projected on the side of a building or scaled down to display on a high-resolution watch without degrading in quality and without increasing in file size.
The pathway to presenting vector graphics from Illustrator on screens is a three-letter acronym. No, not OMG, or even WTF. That acronym is SVG. It stands (intuitively ...