So you want to create animated icons for your site?
after illustrating some icons for my personal site, I had the notion of animating them. icons should be relatively small part of the site, so lets make a GIF.
- sigh -
Oh man, that means recreating all my vectors to after effects and then exporting animation to photoshop only to come up with a pixelated ugliness..
That was the time I started seeing that web developers who knows what their doing, are using inline svg’s as icons. some are creating very neat stuff using only live SVG.
first, I’ll have to say, SVG’s arent good for everything. and as always you should ask yourself what about alternaties like
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