Chapter 17. Using SVG in Java Applications

The focus of this chapter is the Batik SVG Toolkit. After an overview of the contents of the Toolkit, we will look at how desktop applications constructed using standard Java programming techniques can be given SVG viewing and export capabilities using two modules from the Toolkit.

Applications in Java

SVG is a specification of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), and clearly the Web and SVG are intimately linked. The Web has moved on from being just the HTML language and the HTTP protocol, and the application has moved on from its old-fashioned disconnected desktop roots. But desktop ...

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