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Web Sites
There simply aren't that many useful sites about VML. Microsoft's site continues to be the primary source of information, although folks just learning VML can find it pretty dry and will want to turn to this site, or one of the ones listed below, to get another perspective on VML. The example pages are particularly useful in helping visualize what can be done with VML.

Tutorials VML Examples


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Tutorials

Submission to W3C: VML Specification Introduction plus technical specification
Microsoft: VML Overview Coverage of all aspects of VML, but examples are pretty simple
The Code Project: Introduction to VML Short introduction with sample code
HTML Goodies: Introduction to VML Short introduction with sample code
vmlsource: VML FAQ Short introduction with sample code
VML vs PGML Compares two competing vector graphics technologies - neither wins
Microsoft: Article on VML Lengthy discusson of VML and XML, including source code examples.
How to Implement VML on Web Pages Six examples with source code, plus annotation
The Vector Markup Language Introduction to VML
An Introduction to VML Conceptual, no examples


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VML Examples

3D VML Rotating 3D cube using VML
3D VML Fairly complex rotating 3D shapes (French language)
SVG-VML-3D 1.01 JavaScript library which can be used to draw and manipulate 3D objects in html pages by using SVG or VML
VML 3D Cube Rotating 3D cube
Gears Within Gears Rotating concentric gears with changing colors (Chinese? hard to read but worth the effort)
Word Animation Animation of words to form a paragraph
Animated Circle Message Animated message that forms a circle when a page is first entered
Bouncing Ball Bouncing ball simulates the effects of gravity
The Vector Markup Language Selected VML examples
VML Examples A wide range of VML examples, with source code
Vector Markup Language A few, but reasonably complex, VML examples