Chapter 10. SVG Filters

In this chapter, we will look at some of the techniques available in SVG to apply filters to SVG graphics objects. Filters in SVG apply visual effects that are typically associated with bitmap graphics and allow such effects as drop shadows to be created declaratively using SVG.

In the final section of the chapter, we will describe the SVG DOM interfaces.

First, let's look at some general issues that relate to SVG filters.

SVG Filters

SVG filters provide many visual effects that correspond to effects found in bitmap graphics packages. An SVG filter is defined within the defs element and ...

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