Hour 14 introduced you to transformations and the amazing changes they spawn. Building on this knowledge, you can extend transformations by animating them. The animateTransform element does just that by applying animated transform actions to an object.
Any of the six transform functions can be animated using animateTransform. The element uses a syntax very similar to those of the previous two animation elements, as the following shows:
<animateTransform xlink:href=”#A” attributeName=”transform” type=”B” from=”C” to=”D” begin=”E” dur=”F”/>.
In this syntax, all the attributes similar to animate and animateMotion are ...