Our own Sarah Drasner has published a book! You can grab it from the O'Reilly website or Amazon.
If you need a little convincing, I figured I would post the foreword I wrote for the book here, then you can continue reading over on the O'Reilly site.
Have you ever learned a new word, then had the opportunity to use that word in the perfect situation come up a number of times that week? That's what it feels like when you start learning SVG. To layer on the metaphors, it's like discovering your toolbox has been missing a tool all this time.
As a designer and developer, now that I've dug into SVG, I can tell you I work with it almost every single day. Not necessarily because I'm jamming SVG into projects because I can, but because it's so often the right tool for the job. After you read this book and SVG becomes your tool too, I think you too will find yourself reaching for it regularly. It will pop to mind when you're working, just like that satisfying moment when a new word you've learned comes in useful.
... read the whole story at css-tricks.com.