Like almost everyone at Microsoft I have been hard at work getting ready for Windows 8. I’ve got the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and the Visual Studio Express Beta for Windows 8 of course. Trying out the Windows 8 Consumer Preview has been fun as I get used to the new interface. Of course as a developer by nature I want to get into Windows apps as soon as possible. So I have bee gathering a few resources already. Key among those are some items from the Metro style apps dev center .  Believing that reading the documentation IS the shortcut I am starting with the Windows 8 developer guide . Things more