Syntax - Tasty Web Development Treats

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


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


47:58 - Filters


Font Awesome Grunticon Grunt gulp.js React Vue.js Sketch Illustrator Figma imagemin gulp-imagemin Gatsby.js gatsby-plugin-sharp jakearchibald/svgomg Noun Project Freepik Icomoon GreenSock Snap.svg SVG Animations: From Common UX Implementations to Complex Responsive Animation By Sarah Drasner Codrops D3.js


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Wes: Wise Contact Sensors

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