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Sams Teach Yourself SVG in 24 Hours by Micah Laaker

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Advantages of Using SVG

SVG offers designers and developers alike an amazing level of control for both the appearance and function of their graphics.

  • Easy editing

    SVG files are easily editable, allowing quick access and precise control over the presentation of imagery. Unlike SWF binaries (the file format for Macromedia's Flash), SVG exists as raw, editable code. This basic nature of SVG has two distinct advantages:

    1. SVG is compatible with other technologies.

      SVG works together with SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language), CSS, JavaScript, and other technologies. This ability allows SVG to leverage these technologies to its own advantage, using the best features of other suites to enhance its own product. For instance, rather than forcing ...

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