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Building Web Applications with SVG by Jon Frost David Dailey and Domenico Strazzullo

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Chapter 1. SVG Basics

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.

Georgia O’Keefe

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a graphical standard maintained and endorsed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the same group that created and continues to maintain HTML, CSS, XML, and other technologies that constitute the World Wide Web.

The What, Why, and Where of SVG

SVG is much more than its name suggests. It is true that SVG is a language that allows for the creation of two-dimensional vector elements, which ...

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