Apache Batik

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Batik
Batik (software) logo.png
Screenshot
Batik running Solitaire Sample
Batik running Solitaire Sample
Developer(s)Apache Software Foundation
Stable release
1.11 / February 14, 2019; 4 months ago (2019-02-14)
Written inJava
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeScalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
LicenseApache License 2.0
Websitexmlgraphics.apache.org/batik

Batik is a pure-Java library that can be used to render, generate, and manipulate SVG graphics (SVG is an XML markup language for describing two-dimensional vector graphics). IBM supported the project and then donated the code to the Apache Software Foundation, where other companies and teams decided to join efforts. Batik provides a set of core modules that provide functionality to:

The Batik distribution also contains a ready-to-use SVG browser (called Squiggle) making use of the above modules.

The name of the library comes from the Batik painting technique.

Status[edit]

Batik was long the most conformant existing SVG 1.1 implementation[1][2][3] and as of 2011 is just a small fraction behind Opera.[citation needed]

Version 1.7, made available on January 10, 2008, had an "almost full" implementation of the current state of the sXBL specification,[4] a nearly complete implementation of SVG declarative animation SMIL features, and some of the SVG 1.2 late October 2004 working draft (see SVG's Development history).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Batik 1.7 Status
  2. ^ Schiller, Jeff (2009-01-18). "Welcome To CodeDread 1.1". Archived from the original on 16 February 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-08.
  3. ^ almost 94% of the official SVG tests are OK with the 1.7 version.
  4. ^ Batik 1.7 Readme Archived April 9, 2008, at the Wayback Machine

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