Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)


SVG is a markup language describing two-dimensional image in XML .

You just have to declare the visuals that you want.

SVG allows for three types of graphic objects:

Vector drawing software like Inkscape can be used to generate SVG files

The SVG element is conceptually similar to the HTML’s canvas element.


A circle

<svg >
    <circle cx="60" cy="60" r="50" fill="#D5D8CB" stroke="#ECDCC6" stroke-width="5"/>
  • Output:

Visual Element

Support from the browser

With mordernizer.

If (Browser Supports Features: svg  and inlinesvg) then 
          d3 (that works only with Svg)
          an other script
<script src="js/modernizr.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">
                test: Modernizr.svg && Modernizr.inlinesvg,
                yep : [ 'js/d3.v3.min.js', 'js/script.js' ]

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