Learning Raphaël JS Vector Graphics

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  • Learn how to work with existing SVGs to create complex vectors
  • Become familiar with the SVG specification for creating complex drawings and the Raphaël JavaScript library
  • Get to grips with how to create complex vector drawings using paths
  • Add user interactivity to your applications
  • Learn how to apply transformations to vector graphics
  • Create stunning animations to bring your vector drawings to life

Raphaël is an exceptional library that makes drawing vector graphics in the browser straightforward. It boasts a large number of methods that facilitate drawing and animating graphics, allowing developers to create flexible, interactive web applications and data visualizations.

Learning Raphaël JS Vector Graphics takes you from being a complete vector graphics novice to an accomplished vector graphics developer. Packed with illustrations and code demos, this book covers a wide array of concepts and takes you through them by example. The Raphaël library is covered in detail and in the context of its real-world applicability.

This book looks at the powerful vector graphics drawing library, Raphaël, and how you can utilize it to draw vector graphics and create interactive web applications with ease.

You will learn how to draw complex vector graphics and how to transform, animate, and interact with them. We will also look at working with existing vector graphics to add an extra layer of complexity to our applications, and finish up by creating a series of data visualization demos. If you want to learn how to create appealing, interactive graphics and data visualizations, then this is the book for you.

Learning Raphaël JS Vector Graphics is packed full of illustrations and has over 70 demos to really hammer home the concepts covered.

  • Create impressive vector graphics and data visualizations in your browser
  • Add animation and interactivity to your web applications
  • Work with native SVGs to create complex vector graphics
  • Develop cross-browser vector graphics solutions
Page Count 130
Course Length 3 hours 54 minutes
ISBN 9781782169161
Date Of Publication 16 May 2013


Damian Dawber

Damian Dawber is a web developer working on medium- to large-scale e-commerce websites and bespoke web and mobile applications. He works with both frontend and server-side technologies having had exposure to a wide range of projects working on behalf of small and medium enterprises through to FTSE 100 companies. He started his career after being exposed to programming as it used to solve problems in physics and decided he wanted to write code on a daily basis thereafter.