Vector graphics are very useful in mobile and web applications—they have small file sizes and are highly scalable and they are more common in ASP.NET apps. This video shows how to preview SVG files from the Visual Studio IDE.
- [Instructor] Vector graphics are very useful…in mobile and web applications.…They have small file sizes and are highly scalable…so they look good at all resolutions.…They never will look blocky or pixelated.…Here's an example of a vector file, an SVG file.…I can open this in various applications.…In this case, I can open it with all these apps…and I'll choose Microsoft Edge.…It has a nice preview screen…and then I'll hold down the Ctrl key and zoom in.…
You'll see that that graphic looks clean and crisp…no matter how close I get.…That's the benefit of vector graphics.…They're becoming more prevalent in web apps.…In fact, Microsoft includes some SVG files…in the new ASP .NET core project templates,…that's what these are.…You can see them here in the File Explorer…and they're also over here in my web project.…Unfortunately, Visual Studio doesn't provide…a preview of the SVG in the IDE.…If I double click on this banner 3.svg,…it opens it in the default editor…and I can see the raw content of the SVG,…the instructions on how to draw the vector graphic…
- Configuring settings to suggest best NuGet packages for a project
- Configuring Browser Link and the extension
- Viewing SVG files in the IDE
- Using the Zen Coding expander to enter HTML
- Essential extensions, including Markdown Editor and Spell Checker