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Sams Teach Yourself SVG in 24 Hours by Micah Laaker

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How Does SVG Compare with Flash?

Macromedia's Flash has long dominated vector graphics display on the Web; as such, developers are curious as to how SVG compares with this technology. Both SVG and Flash offer small file sizes and were created to deliver vector graphics online. Both feature a wide array of features designers seek, including alpha channel transparency, typographic support, and animation. Both are currently dependent on plug-ins to view their content, and both can handle dynamic content.

But the similarities tend to end once you look under the hood of the two technologies. Cost is one of the biggest differences between SVG and Flash. Although both technologies offer free viewers and abilities for dynamic graphics to consumers, Flash ...

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