Programming SVG and canvas graphics in a Metro style app based on HTML5

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As part of HTML5, SVG and canvas represent two different approaches to incorporating rich vector graphics in a website or Metro style app. This session introduces the programming techniques used for each of these and compares those techniques. It also drills down into the best uses for each technology presenting specific coding examples. The session also includes is an overview of SVG filter effects and using CSS3 transitions and animations with the SVG and canvas elements. This session builds on topics introduced in Build Visually Compelling and Interactive HTML5 Experiences .

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