The <svg> element is a container for SVG graphics. SVG has several methods for drawing paths, boxes,
circles, text, and even bitmap images.
SVG is a language for describing 2D graphics, but <canvas> allows you to draw 2D graphics on the fly
SVG is XML-based, which means that every element is available within the SVG DOM. You can attach
In SVG, each drawn shape is remembered as an object. If attributes of an SVG object are changed, the
browser can automatically re-render the shape.
Canvas is rendered pixel by pixel. In canvas, once the graphic is drawn, it is forgotten by the browser. If its
position should be changed, the entire scene needs to be redrawn, including any objects that might have
been covered by the graphic.
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