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Sams Teach Yourself SVG in 24 Hours by Micah Laaker

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Summary

SVG's basic interaction controls allow developers to accomplish many of the same results that existing technologies have produced. Although hyperlinking remains largely similar to HTML's original model of using the a element, more complex forms of interaction are possible using the set element.

SVG's hyperlinking abilities allow it to take advantage of one of the most basic of interaction functions (and certainly the function that drove the usefulness of the Internet). By using hyperlinks, SVG documents can point to other existing content in order to supplement the original content.

There's no reason to think of an SVG document as a “walled garden.” This metaphor was often used to describe the original online communities, where users ...

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