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Designing SVG Web Graphics by Andrew H. Watt

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Creating an Entire Web Page with SVG

In this chapter, I introduce you to the concept of using SVG images as part of the graphics “furniture” of HTML or XHTML Web pages. I also want you to consider that SVG can be potentially a “single language” Web authoring package. In other words, you can create Web sites only with SVG, or primarily using SVG.

At first sight, it might seem odd superficially to use a graphics technology to create Web pages when such a significant part of the content of Web pages is text based. This chapter looks realistically at the practicalities of using SVG as a one-stop Web authoring technology.

In case you are skeptical that this can be done, take a look at Figure 12.01, where you can see that a Web page produced only ...

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