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Designing SVG Web Graphics by Andrew H. Watt

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Introduction

In this chapter:

  • SVG in Perspective

  • Why Was SVG Needed and Created?

  • The Birth of SVG

  • How Is SVG Different?

  • More SVG Capabilities

  • Restyle Your Graphics or Web Site Using CSS

  • SVG As “Visual Components”

  • Synergy with Other XML Technologies

  • SVG Limitations

SVG in Perspective

Welcome to the exciting new graphics world of Scalable Vector Graphics!

Designing SVG Web Graphics explains to you the principles of SVG and shows you how to create SVG graphics for the Web. You might find it hard to believe, but, with the arrival of SVG, the world of Web graphics will never be the same. SVG will replace many uses of bitmap graphics on the Web—as Web page “furniture,” such as navigation bars and graphics, animations, and banner ads—and provide serious competition ...

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