New revision of "Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program" book is outNovember 24, 2009
The print version of Tavmjong's book "Inkscape: Guide to a Vector Drawing Program, 3rd Edition" is now in stock at a number of on-line bookstores. The book had been updated to cover Inkscape release 0.47. It is also available as a PDF download and for free on the web.
We also congratulate Tav on arrival of his second daughter in the family!
The Inkscape Community Announces 0.47 ReleaseNovember 24, 2009
After over a year of intensive development and refactoring, Inkscape 0.47 is out. This version of the SVG-based vector graphics editor brings improved performance and tons of new features, some of which are as follows: timed autosave, Spiro splines, auto-smooth nodes, Eraser tool, new modes in Tweak tool, snapping options toolbar & greater snapping abilities, new live path effects (including Envelope), over 200 preset SVG filters, new Cairo-based PS and EPS export, spell checker, many new extensions, optimized SVG code options, and much more.
Additionally, it would be wrong to not mention the hundreds of bug fixes. Check out the full release notes for more information about what has changed, enjoy the screenshots, or just jump right to downloading your package for Windows, Linux or Mac OS X.