EDITORIAL
JAVASCRIPT DOM Helper
SPOTS ON D3.js
ARTIST'S CORNER Sensorial Expressions and Emotion: Part II
EDITORIAL

Twelve years now since the publication of the first SVG requirements working draft! The idea of publishing a magazine dedicated to this technology first occurred in 2004 at the time of Tabula Rasa, a printed newsletter. The time seems right with the huge leap forward that was native SVG in Internet Explorer 9. All the long-time SVG aficionados have dreamt of it, have asked for it, read article >>

JAVASCRIPT DOM Helper

In this article we are going to learn how to make a progressive and efficient DOM helper. The term is commonly used to designate a function or class designed to mechanize the creation of DOM nodes, and more particularly to serve as core for conceptually modern libraries. We are actually going to write an XML namespace version suitable for SVG, and then two derivatives, one for plain HTML and the other for read article >>

SPOTS ON D3.js

Created by Mike Bostok, co-lead of the now defunct Protovis project, D3.js is a free JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. It includes an SVG module with shape generators and utilities. The author claims that D3 is not a charting library and this intriguing statement conceals a radical difference in approach form Protovis as well as other well known libraries read article >>

ARTIST'S CORNERSensorial Expressions and Emotion: Part II

In the first part of this article we saw how the aesthetic evaluation, as an intelligent activity of beings, whether humans or animals, may have been an implemented feature, or triggered accidentally by playful activities. Whichever way, what is more immediately useful to the artist is to develop that faculty of discernment, in conformant or antagonist manner, in relation to the aesthetic canons established in the different read article >>