New release of Jackaroo SVG engine
12:13, 4 Jul 2000 UTC | Edd Dumbill

Thierry Kormann has announced a new alpha release of Jackaroo, an open source Java SVG viewer.

Jackaroo's features include:

  • A conforming DOM level 2 API
  • A full CSS engine
  • A basic SVG rendering engine including
    • basic shapes
    • simple text
    • style properties (color, stroke, opacity)
    • transform
    • gradient (linear and radial with the spreadMethod)
  • A DOM tree with the computed style on each element

Kormann indicates that clipping and masking are the next features due for implementation, along with UI support for events.

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