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8. Creating SVG Charts

Alex Libby1 
Rugby, Warwickshire, UK

It goes without saying that SVG is, of course, a very visual technology – it lends itself to a multitude of different uses. One great use though is through the creation of charts; yes, it’s hard to believe, but it is a perfect tool for this purpose! We can take it even further though, by animating said chart content – with a little care, we can produce some really powerful content that is visually engaging for our visitors.

Throughout these pages, we’ll take a look at some of the techniques we can use to produce anything from simple pie charts through to more complex infographic solutions. To kick off ...

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