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Articles Tagged ‘svg’

Advantages of SVG server-side generation

Sunday, October 5th, 2014 by Servage
Being vector graphics, SVG has several advantages in this responsive web designing era. Therefore, digging deeper for SVG creation through various ways may explicitly help modern web developers . Generating SVG Before jumping into any discussion on SVG let's have some basic concept clear in our mind regarding the SVG and its importance in the web and mobile designing industry. SVG is short for scalable vector graphics. There are two sorts of graphics formats in the digital graphic industry. One is raster or pixel/dot based and another is vector based.   Raster images show pixelations/ugly display of pixels when scaled to an overtly big size. Contrary to this, vectors are the computer mathematics of shapes ...

Introducing to SVG for websites

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 by Servage
svgSo far we have focused on the tried-and-true bitmapped web graphic formats, but there is another up-and-coming option that I’d like you to be familiar with. It’s somewhat misleading to call Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) “up-and-coming” because the specification has been in development since 1999 and it became a Recommendation in 2003, but thanks to improving browser support, we may finally be able to take advantage of the benefits it has to offer. As I mentioned at the beginning, SVG is a bit of an oddball. Unlike other web image formats, SVG is a vector image format, meaning that it contains instructions for drawing shapes rather than grids of pixels. This makes SVG ...