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VS Express 2012 RC for Windows 8 & Windows 8 Release Preview Downloads on Dev Center
This has SDKs, hands on labs and other useful items to get you started
VS Express 2012 RC for Windows 8 Download on VS Site:
Similar to the previous one, except has different tools and guidance
30 to Launch Win8 Signup:
Guidance for doing an app in 30 days!
Phone SDK Download:
Windows 8 Phone SDK
30 Day to Launch Phone:
Like the Windows 8 30 days to launch but for the Current phone or future Windows 8 Phone, but no in person labs and some material that will be changing as time goes on
Windows 8 app ideas, community and other stuff!