Scalable Vector Graphics SVG : Need to know

Although the canvas element and object was the big news in HTML5, an old friend in the form of SVG has also joined the ranks of the new technologies. SVG has been around for some time but it never managed to gain enough support to become a de facto standard. Most browsers with the exception of IE support SVG before the HTML5 standard. Now IE9 and later support it. So it is fairly safe to...

Vector vs Bitmap

Many photos and Web images are stored in the popular JPEG image forma a format introduced wayback by the Joint Photographic Experts Group. But JPEG images have some limitations; some applications work best with images in vector formats such as Scalable Vector Graphics and Encapsulated Postscript. The difference between JPEG and vector image files is in how the image is stored and displayed. Bitmap format A JPEG file stores the image in what’s called a...