Disruptive Diagramming

Strong opinions on SVG, diagramming and CAD.

October 08, 2019 · How To Vecta

Introducing SVG flattening for laser and vinyl cutting

SVG editing for vinyl cutters and laser engravers just got much easier with Vecta's new feature - SVG Flattening. This feature is made possible with Vecta's user - John Robinson's feedback and input, thanks John!

Thomas Yip

Founder at vecta.io, created Electra, engineering nerd.

July 06, 2019 · Success Stories

Empowering the future of education in science and technology with Nano

When Phil wanted to inspire kids to indulge in the world of science and technology, he looked no further than to pique their interests with colorful stories in his online magazine at stargaze.science.

May 14, 2019 · Everything SVG

5 Most common problems faced by SVG users

As SVG adoption increases 100% year-over-year, front end developers and designers like yourself will increasingly be expected to use more and more SVG in websites, all around the world.

March 26, 2019 · Success Stories

Revolutionizing and changing people's lives for the better with Nano

Brusnika is one of the largest housing developers in Russia, building and selling over 5,000 apartments for Russian families annually. They redefined how low cost housing should look like, by introducing architectural and urban innovations that used ...

March 09, 2019 · Web Designing

Improving mobile page speed by 200% using SVG and Nano

According to Google, your page should load within 3 seconds, otherwise 53% of mobile visitors would abandon your page. If it takes 6 seconds, the probability of bounce increases to 106%. In short, your website's performance has a direct correlation t...

January 14, 2019 · Web Designing

Best practices for SVG SEO in Google Image

With the proliferation of high resolution devices, SVG is definitely the future to serving high res screens with responsive images, at a small file size and low bandwidth. In fact, some sites that we check-in daily like Google, YouTube, Twitter...

January 05, 2019 · Everything SVG

Tips for smaller svg sizes

You fire up your favourite editor and produce SVGs but found their sizes to be bigger than expected. Is there anything you can do to reduce SVG file sizes? Read on to find out how to reduce SVG sizes to a bare minimum.

December 12, 2018 · Web Designing

The definitive guide to CSS styling order

Ever wondered why your CSS does not apply and require the important keyword instead? Or why SVG editors uses inline attributes instead of CSS style sheets? Read on to find out how styling methods affect what's being applied to your elements.

December 01, 2018 · Web Designing

Responsive images using SVG instead of srcset

It used to be, if you embed an image onto your website, that will be the end of the story. But with the proliferation of high resolutions displays, webmasters all over the world are scrambling to update their websites with high-res images using srcse...

October 28, 2018 · Everything SVG

Using fonts in SVG

A year after SVG 1.0 was introduced back in 1999, SVG fonts was introduced with intention to allow designers to design SVG graphics with any fonts they like and have the fonts showing up correctly on the end user browser. But 18 years later now, how ...

October 25, 2018 · How To Vecta

How to create a customized vector background for your website within 1 minute

Searching high and low to get a vector background for your website? Want to get a vector wallpaper quick but don’t want to be paying for stock vector graphics? You can now create a vector background like below for yourself in less than 1 minu...

August 30, 2018 · How To Vecta

5 Great Reasons you should be using Google Fonts to Design SVG Images

Great typography adds to a great design. But oftentimes, getting a decent custom fonts showing up properly on screens comes at a price, either with extra effort or compromising in quality or even both. We experimented to find out the best ...

August 29, 2018 · Web Designing

The Best Way to Export a Web-Ready SVG from Illustrator (2018)

When exporting SVG from Illustrator, you're prompted with many options. So which settings are the best to produce a web-ready SVG?

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