The Second Preview of Programming Windows 8 Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is going well. We’re up to 12 chapters in this release ( from four chapters in the First Preview ), all chapters are final, and we’re just putting together the PDF and the ebook’s companion content. Come back to our blog on Monday to find the announcement post with the Second Preview’s download links. In the meantime, here’s an excerpt from the ebook’s Introduction: Introduction Welcome, my friends, to Windows 8! On behalf of the thousands of designers, program managers, developers, test engineers, and writers who have brought the product to life, I'm delighted to welcome you into a world of Windows Reimagined . This theme is no mere sentimental marketing ploy, intended to bestow an aura of newness to something more