You can take your existing HTML5/CSS3/JS skills to create first class apps in Windows 8. Not BROWSER based apps. Windows 8 apps. You can package them up, and sell them in the Windows Store, and make real money with them. Cool!
I’ve had the privilege over the past month to present what I have learned about Windows 8 HTML5/JS apps to the San Diego HTML5, and the San Diego JS meetups. If you happened to miss either of those, or just want to see why I am excited about it in general you can:
I finally got a chance to go to the San Diego JS meetup last night. I have been wanting to go for months but I finally made it! This was also my first chance to visit 3rdSpace. Loved both. Todd Bashor of The Starter’s Academy gave a great demo of using casper.js as a way of automating phantom.js sessions for testing and more. It was very interesting.