The key take away from this book is to create vector graphics and data visualizations in your browser using Raphael.js.
Raphael is a API that provides an excellent abstration over SVG. It allows you to add animation and interactivity to your web applications.
To learn more, there’s a good book by Packt Publishing — Learning Raphaël JS Vector Graphics which is written by Damian Dawber.
The book contains a good introduction to Raphael. It goes on to cover quite a bit on SVG and paths as well. The fourth chapter, Transformation and Event Handling gave good insights to prepare you for animations in the next chapter. The book eventually leads you to create an social media visualization.
If you’re interested in learning more about Raphael, check out the book from Packt.