Understanding the SVG file format and its settings


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Understanding the SVG file format and its settings

There are primarily two different vector file formats that you can use on the web. One of them that we've discussed is SWF or Flash. The other one is SVG, which stands for Scalable Vector Graphics. One of the benefits of using SVG is that it's an open format. In addition, it's easy for developers to use scripts or to create web sites that are driven by dynamic content to actually change or modify the graphics in real-time because the SVG files are actually text-based. In reality, there was a lot of momentum behind the SVG file format several years ago, but that kind of died off when Flash kind of became more of a bigger player.

However, lately, we're seeing a resurgence of interest than SVG on the web. Not only is SVG used heavily inside of web browser environments; it's also used in mobile devices. In fact, SVG is often used to drive the user interface for mobile devices. Well, once again, one of the great things about using Illustrator is that you really have suppo...

Understanding the SVG file format and its settings
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Understanding the SVG file format and its settings provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 for Web and Interactive Design

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