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Sams Teach Yourself SVG in 24 Hours by Micah Laaker

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Introduction

SVG is not an application. There are no “quick keys” or drop-down menus, and it doesn't come neatly packaged with a tutorial at your local computer store. Rather, SVG is a markup language that has thus far existed with only a technical “recommendation” that outlines the functions of all its code—the W3C's Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 1.0 Specification.

Though that document is of a tremendous value to any developer using the technology (and hopefully this means you in 24 hours), it provides little practical instruction to the beginner.

That's where this book comes into play.

Who Should Read This Book

This book assumes that you are reading this with little knowledge of SVG before beginning. As such, this book will provide you with conceptual ...

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