Download Internet Explorer 8 Web Slice Tutorials and Sample Code

Written By Sam on 26 August 2009

Developers who are interested in tailoring your websites for internet Explorer 8 can now grab the Web Slice Tutorials from Microsoft Download Center. These short lessons will explain you how to add Web Slices to an existing Web page. In this tutorial you start with a web page that contains a fictitious conference schedule, a weather report, and ticket auction for a hit Broadway musical. The initial page contains one simple Web Slice and you will gradually be implementing additional functionalities.


Web Slices are one of the new features in Internet Explorer 8. A Web Slice is nothing but a simple HTML markup representing a clipping of a web page, which enables the users to subscribe to content directly within a Web Page. The Web Slice Tutorials contains 6 lessons – Adding Web Slices to a Web page, Adding visible content to your Web Slice, Setting an expiration time, Setting a time-to-live (TTL) value, Getting Web Slice content from an RSS feed source and Using a custom button to install a Web Slice.

You can build and run the Web Slices examples on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP and you need Internet Explorer 8 Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition (for a Web server).

Download Internet Explorer 8 Web Slice Tutorials

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