Introducing Vector Graphics and Inkscape
The screenshots and the text of this article refer to Inkscape 0.45 on SUSE 10.1. The official Inkscape road map tells us that the most interesting things in the near future should be PDF import/export and Visio support in version 0.47, followed by the authoring of simple animations in Inkscape 0.48. Version 0.50 should include SVG Mobile support. The plan also includes switching parts of the display engine to Cairo, up to the point where Inkscape can use the hardware-accelerated back end of that library. As you can see, there are a lot of reasons to try Inkscape today and keep an eye on it in the coming months.
Creating High-End 2-D Graphics Using XML: luxor-xul.sourceforge.net/talk/jug-nov-2002/slides.html
Inkscape Source Code Architecture: inkscape.org/doc/architecture.png
Inkscape Wiki: wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/Inkscape
Inkscape User Documentation: inkscape.org/doc/index.php
Inkscape User Manual: www.angelfire.com/mi/kevincharles/inkscape/index.html
A Guide to Inkscape: tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL/html/index.php
Inkscape Roadmap: wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/Roadmap
How to Use Inkscape's New Blur Filter: www.redhatmagazine.com/2007/02/27/the-open-palettehow-to-use-inkscapes-new-blur-filter
Creating International Graphics: andy.brisgeek.com/archives/45
Outlining Fonts: ruphus.com/blog/2006/05/19/five-steps-of-inscape-outlining-fonts
Inkscape Text Tricks: www.ffnn.nl/pages/articles/media/inkscape-text-tricks.php
Vector Clip-Art Collection: www.clipartlab.com
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