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Learning Raphaël JS Vector Graphics by Damian Dawber

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Chapter 6. Working with Existing SVGs

Most designers use a mixture of raster and vector graphics in their projects and so are familiar with vector graphics editors such as Adobe Illustrator and Inkscape. The usefulness of these tools has grown considerably in recent years inline with advances in digital media—in particular, designers need to be able to create resolution-independent graphics that work in different contexts.

The mobile and tablet market, for example, encourages designers to create images that scale appropriately at really low resolutions (around 320 x 240) and really high resolutions (2,048 x 1,536). Desktop browsing is pretty much the same nowadays where user experience is tailored to satisfy a range of viewport dimensions. Satisfying ...

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