Get creative with Raphael Javascript using Packt's new Book

February 2013 | Java, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of RaphaelJS Starter [Instant], a practical, hands-on guide highlighting an array of techniques that will help convert shapes, perform animations and draw custom shapes using RaphaelJS. This book is available now in various electronic formats such as Amazon Kindle, e-pub and PDF.

About the author:

A. Krishna Sagar: With over 4 years of experience in IT, he is a professional web developer and designer specializing in frontend web technologies. Having a Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology, his enthusiasm for Internet technologies led him to do an NIIT course in Computer Science, and he later acquired an MSc degree in Computer Science.

Raphael Javascript is a cross-browser JavaScript library that draws Vector Graphics for web sites. This library includes support of Cùfon fonts, a format that turns a given font into a set of vector paths. It is extensible through plugins.

RaphaelJS Starter enables readers to use Raphael Javascript in a practical environment. This instant book aims to resolve browser support issues of drawing in a browser without images, with simple and clear methods to draw cross-browser compatible drawings.

With this essential short and focused guide, developers new to Vector graphics in browsers (SVG and VML), will be provided with in-depth knowledge of creating imageless and fast loading interactive drawings and shapes in a web browser, with the usage of Raphael JS.

About Packt: Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focuses on practicality, recognising that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.


RaphaelJS Starter [Instant]
Get to grips with RaphaelJS – a powerful cross browser compatible vector graphics library, to create interactive 2D graphics and animations with ease.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/raphael-javascript-starter/book

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