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Byte.com: Scalable Vector Graphics: SVG = PostScript For The Web

Jun 20, 2000, 18:38 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jon Udell)

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"Creating the SVG version of the chart is a lot like creating the HTML version -- and that's a very good thing. As with HTML, there are all sorts of construction techniques: you can write the stuff by hand in a text editor, you can write scripts to automate parts of that process, or you can use WYSIWYG editors to build it interactively. Web developers already familiar with CSS styling and scripted, template-driven HTML construction will find themselves immediately productive with SVG."

"The familiar idiom I've used so often to automate HTML construction -- templatize a chunk of markup, then loop through a data structure populating instances of the template -- works equally well in SVG."

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