Move And Scale SVG Graphics With The viewBox Attribute

The SVG canvas and the SVG viewport, through which you see the canvas operate on independent coordinate systems. The systems are aligned by default, but you can change the default to move and scale the canvas.

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Why Constraints Are A Fundamental Part Of Design

What do you think about constraints? How does the word make you feel? How do you view constraints as a part of design?

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The SVG Canvas, Coordinate System, And Viewport

When you see SVG images on the screen you’re viewing only part of the canvas on which they’re drawn and you view the canvas through the SVG viewport. Canvas and viewport are both independent and connected and their relationship can be confusing and lead to unexpected results at times. That is until you understand the relationship and how to control the connection.

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Why The Value and Perception of Design Don’t Match

What do you think is the value of design? Do you think non-designers hold the same perception? I don’t. I think for most people the perceived value is less than the true value. Why?

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HTML5 Structural Elements — Series Wrap Up

For the last month and a half I’ve been trying to better understand how to work with the new HTML5 structural elements with some degree of success as well as failure. Now that the series is done, what did I learn?

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