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Sams Teach Yourself SVG in 24 Hours by Micah Laaker

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Hour 18. JavaScript

Congratulations. As of the completion of Hour 17, you've covered the basics of coding SVG. The remainder of this book will deal with some more advanced topics as well as some tips on how to make your development process a bit easier.

Anyone who has done some serious code work on the Web has, at some point, run into JavaScript. Whether for image rollovers, animation, or interfacing with another technology, JavaScript has proven to be a relatively easy method to extend possibilities on the Web.

SVG also has the ability to work with JavaScript, or, more accurately, ECMAScript. ECMAScript is an open standard scripting language, whereas JavaScript is a scripting language created by Netscape that is based upon ECMAScript and that ...

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