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Chapter 23. Scalable Vector Graphics

by Andrew Watt

In this chapter

Vector Graphics Overview

Vector Graphics on the Web

The SVG Rendering Model

SVG Document Structure

SVG Basic Shapes

Paths in SVG

Text Handling in SVG

Gradients in SVG

Declarative SVG Animations

Scripting SVG

Linking in SVG

Additional Resources

Roadmap

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is one of the most exciting of the new XML-based specifications to emerge from the W3C. Many of the other XML specifications can be pretty abstract at times, but SVG is very visual. As you improve your skills in how to create SVG, you will have the pleasure of easily seeing your increasing control of the technology right in front of your eyes.

SVG provides an XML-based vector graphics format that was intended ...

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