If you’re attending any of our upcoming Windows 8 Camps/Hackathons and Minicamps, here are some resources you may find helpful:

Download the Windows 8 Release Preview and tools & SDK

Download the Windows 8 Camp in a Box, Release Preview Edition for hands-on labs, presentations, samples, and resources.

Watch your favorite evangelists talk about Windows 8 at LA Live/Club Nokia event on-demand.

And, once you’ve gotten the resources, build a cool app and enter it into some upcoming challenges and contests:

Build an app in 30 days (4 Tuesday evenings starting July 24th):
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/alicerp/archive/2012/07/11/create-a-windows-8-app-in-30-days-in-socal-starting-july-24th.aspx

Challenge yourself to build an app in 30 days with more resources:
http://aka.ms/win8app30days

Win up to $100,000 with Qualcomm:
https://developer.qualcomm.com/mobile-development/mobile-platforms/windows-8-rt/metro-app-contest