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This is edition 44 of SVG Weekly, a selection of interesting links to SVG tutorials, tools, experiments and talks curated by Jachin Sheehy. I also keep an eye on the wider world of data visualisation, and share compelling visualisations or projects, even if these aren't directly related to SVG.

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Tutorials

Styling Text With SVG Filters

Styling Text With SVG Filters

John Jameson takes us on an educational journey through SVG filters as applied to text. If you've ever felt a little lost around SVG filters, this is a great step-by-step on how they work (and how they work together) with some very impressive results.

Radial UI Controls with HTML5, CSS, JS and SVG, Part 1

Radial UI Controls with HTML5, CSS, JS and SVG, Part 1

Dudley Storey builds a interactive widget based on a range input for displaying "certain kinds of measurements, such as time, percentage, and angle, that are best displayed visually, often in an arc or circle".

Responsive Logo Composition With SVG

Responsive Logo Composition With SVG

Tyler Sticka looks at configuring logos in SVG so you've got some responsive options

Tools

Rune.js

Rune.js

Rune.js is a JavaScript library for programming graphic design systems with SVG from Rune Madsen. Version 0.3.0 is out and it's lighter and faster.

Experiments

SVG Graham Scan by Anthony Dugois

SVG Graham Scan by Anthony Dugois

This is a demo of the Graham Scan applied to SVG. Edit the path code and get the corresponding convex envelope!

cubic Bézier curve with SVG by Ana Tudor

cubic Bézier curve with SVG by Ana Tudor

Aims to visually explain what looks like markup vomit at first sight. Hover numbers in code/ points on graph. Drag points on graph.

All points describing Bézier curves for petals on two circles by Ana Tudor

All points describing Bézier curves for petals on two circles by Ana Tudor

OMG Yes Animated SVG Icons by Chris Gannon & Ion Lucin

OMG Yes Animated SVG Icons by Chris Gannon & Ion Lucin

Just Relax by Chris Gannon

Just Relax by Chris Gannon

Food for Thought

Subtleties of Color

Subtleties of Color

NASA's Robert Simmon with a 6-part series published in 2013 on the subtleties of using colour in data visualisations. Hat tip to Curtis Mitchell for digging the link up.

That's all for this week. Please send suggestions and links to curator@svgweekly.com or @SVGWeekly.
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