Beginning SVG is for people who want to learn how to create and manipulate SVGcontent in the browser quickly, natively, or by using third-party tools such as Snap.js.Originally released back in 2001, it has only gained real-world acceptance withinthe last few years, as an easy-to-edit, convenient format for displaying scalable contentwithout loss of quality. Over the course of this book, I’ll take you on a journey throughusing the format, showing you how easy it is to create and edit reusable shapes and text,using the format. We’ll cover such diverse topics as animating content, creating customfilters, optimizing it for efficiency – right through to some real-world examples that youcan use as a basis for future projects. This book will provide you will a solid grounding inusing SVG as a format, with lots of simple exercises to help you develop your skills usingSVG as a format.Beginning SVG is for the website developer who is keen to learn how to use SVG toquickly produce dynamic visual effects in the browser, without the need to use or learnpackages such as Adobe Illustrator. It’s ideal for those in Agile development teams,where time is of the essence, and the pressure is on to deliver results rapidly. It’s perfectfor those developers who want to focus on producing great effects or content but whodon’t want to have to rely on using lots of external resources, or others to style contentsuch as images when it can easily be done in the browser.