O'Reilly logo

Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2012 by Mark Collins

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 9

image

Scalable Vector Graphics

In this chapter I’ll show you how to use scalable vector graphics (SVG) in an HTML5 web application using Visual Studio, ASP.NET MVC, and SQL Server. There are a lot of really cool things that you can do with SVG. I’ve picked out a fun demonstration that can be easily applied to many business applications. But first, let me give you an introduction to what SVG is.

Most people think of a graphic element as some form of bitmap; an array of rows and columns of pixels, and each pixel is assigned a specific color. In contrast, however, vector graphics express an image as a collection of formulas. For example, draw ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required