Windows 8 Camp in a Box, Consumer Preview Edition Released

For developers to have all the necessary resources to get started with the building of Windows 8 applications, Microsoft has released hands-on-labs, presentations, samples and resources entitled "Windows 8 Camp in a Box, Consumer Preview Edition."The Windows 8 camps are free training events for developers ramping up on Metro style app development. To sign-up for […]

Windows 8 Camp in a Box, Consumer Preview Edition

For developers to have all the necessary resources to get started with the building of Windows 8 applications, Microsoft has released hands-on-labs, presentations, samples and resources entitled "Windows 8 Camp in a Box, Consumer Preview Edition."

The Windows 8 camps are free training events for developers ramping up on Metro style app development. To sign-up for a Windows camp, please visit http://devcamps.ms/windows.

Windows 8 Camps support Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Beta (any SKU, including Express).

Microsoft is providing two packages for download. Both of the packages include the same content and resources. However, the hands-on-labs are different.

  • Windows 8CampinaBoxJS includes the hands-on labs for those using HTML + Javascript.
  • Windows8CampinaBoxCS includes the hands-on-labs that use XAML + C#.

You can download

Windows 8 Consumer Preview here, and Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Beta is available for download here.