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SVGs with Sara Soueidan

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In this episode of Syntax, Wes is joined by Sara Soueidan, a freelance front-end UI developer and trainer. While Scott is taking a break to spend time with his new baby girl, Wes and Sara dive into all things SVG!

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Show Notes

6:05 - What are SVGs?

  • It’s an image you can edit

16:17 - Icon fonts

  • Better tools
  • Fails in certain areas
  • SVG sprite icons
  • Grunticon

24:24 - SVG files / Build tools

  • SVGO / SVGOMG

31:50 - Where to find SVGs

  • Noun project
  • Exporting from Sketch/Illustrator/Figma
  • Freepik
  • Iconmoon

33:48 - What is the viewbox?

40:39 - Animating SVG

43:41 - Accessibility & text with SVG

45:44 - Graphing with SVG

  • D3.js

47:58 - Filters

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