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Sams Teach Yourself SVG in 24 Hours by Micah Laaker

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Technology Comparison

After finishing the previous 23 hours, you should have a good idea of what SVG offers. To help clarify SVG's feature set in comparison to other popular graphics technologies, Table 24.1 stacks SVG against them in a side-by-side evaluation.

Keep in mind that some of the features are not replicated in the same fashion across the technologies. For instance, though both Flash and SVG accommodate typeface embedding, the technologies use very different methods to accomplish this task. Nonetheless, a comparison table such as this can help you evaluate which technology is appropriate for your graphics. It just may be that SVG is the right choice for your next project.

Table 24.1. Technology Comparison Table
Feature SVG Flash GIF ...

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