|About the Book|
Published with the developer in mind, firstPress technical briefs explore emerging nascent or under-represented technologies that have the potential to be critical for tomorrows industry. Apress keeps developers one step ahead by presenting key information as early as possible in a PDF of 150 pages or less. Explore the future through Apress. The Open Source Batik project is a Java-based toolkit for applications or applets that want to use images in the Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format for various purposes, such as display, generation, or manipulation.Apache Batik: SVG Toolkit tells you about the SVG specification and how, with Batik, you can manipulate SVG documents anywhere Java is available. You can also use the various Batik modules to generate, manipulate, and transcode SVG images in your applications or applets. Filled with practical examples and background information, this book provides a practical guide for understanding and working with SVG. Learn SVG and know what Apache Batik has to offer. Create new SVG documents and manipulate existing ones using Batik. Learn how to extend Batik for your needs.What youll learn Understand what SVG is and how to Batik supports the specification. Use the architecture of Apache Batik. Discover where else Batik is being used. Explore what APIs Batik provides to create and manage SVG documents. Work with images, text, path, fonts, and elements. Generate images at runtime. Create interactive SVG images.Who is this book for?This book is for Java developers and graphics designers who are interested in understanding SVG and who want to learn to programmatically create dynamic SVG documents and manage them.