Hey developers!  If you want to see your great app idea come to life, now is a great time to download some free tools or to ensure you have the most up-to-date versions.

Installing WebMatrix is simple and fast, and it provides an easy tool to create, customize, and publish your websites from scratch, from a template, or from a web gallery.

Want to put your great Windows Phone app ideas in the Marketplace?  Download the Phone SDK

The Windows Azure platform gives you the power of scalability and availability.  Focus on your own app without worrying about up-front costs and long-term commitment.
Get the Azure Trial
Get the Azure SDK and Windows Azure SDK for Node.js

And don't forget the Kinect SDK and Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Tools, and SDK!