An Overview of SVG Elements in #HTML5

SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics. It is used for describing 2D-graphics and graphical applications in XML. SVG is used to define vector-based graphics in XML.

SVG is most widely used for vector type diagrams like Pie charts, two-dimensional graphs etc.

SVG became a W3C Recommendation on 14 January 2003.

SVG Characteristics :

  • defined as Scalable Vector Graphics
  • used to define vector-based graphics
  • defines the graphics in XML format
  • does not lose quality if zoomed or resized
  • is a W3C recommendation
  • SVG integrates with other W3C standards such as the DOM and XSL

SVG Advantages :

  • can be created and edited with any text editor
  • can be searched, scripted, and compressed
  • can be scaled
  • can be printed in high quality at any resolution

Read Full Overview of SVG Elements in HTML5 to Enhance Your Development Skills

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