Perl Graphics Programming: Creating SVG, SWF (Flash), JPEG and PNG files with Perl

Perl Graphics Programming: Creating SVG, SWF (Flash), JPEG and PNG files with Perl


Graphics programmers will not be the one ones who must be informed with snap shots. internet and functions programmers recognize boring web content might be speedy reworked into one that is fascinating and energetic with using well-planned pix. and luckily, you don't want the talents of a fulltime pix programmer to exploit snap shots successfully. From entry counters and log file graphs to clinical plots and on-the-fly lively GIFs, snap shots scripting is in the clutch of so much internet programmers. utilizing open resource software program, like Perl, you've gotten the facility to dynamically generate images in response to consumer enter and job, simply manage portraits content material, and optimize pix for compression and quality.Geared towards Perl clients and site owners, Perl pictures Programming specializes in open-source scripting courses that manage pix documents to be used on the net. The e-book demystifies the manipulation of portraits codecs for rookies to the net with a pragmatic, resource-like technique. With this publication you are going to examine to:

  • Generate dynamic internet pix with charts, tables, and buttons
  • Automate pictures initiatives (thumbnails and borders)
  • Create dynamics net records (PDF, Postscript)
  • Produce wealthy web stories with Flash and SVG

You'll start with a travel of the most typical net photograph dossier formats--PNG, JPEG, GIF, SWF, SVG, Postscript and PDF--then you are going to discover the main strong instruments and Perl modules to be had for manipulating those photos, corresponding to GD, PerlMagick, and GIMP. integrated during this a part of the e-book is an intensive description of the Ming module for growing on-the-fly Flash records. subsequent, a "cookbook" part contains useful, all goal recipes: GIF animation, producing photos inside a dynamic software, speaking among SWF front-end and Perl back-end, XSLT alterations, compression, and lots more and plenty more.Perl programmers evidently flip to Perl to take on no matter what problem they've got handy, and pictures programming isn't any exception. Perl photographs Programming presents all of the instruments you must commence programming and designing photos for the net instantly. This publication will swap the way you take into consideration producing and manipulating pix for the Web.

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