Getting Started: Authoring HTML for Windows 8 Apps using Blend for VS 2012
Download Visual Studio 2012 with Blend and Windows 8. MSDN Subscriber Downloads has several versions available, and there are free downloads available for non-subscribers.
Getting Blend installed and running is only one part of it. Using Blend in conjunction with Visual Studio to build great Windows applications is the other part, and that is where this post comes in. In this post, you will get an overview of Blend and the great features it provides for allowing you to build great Windows applications.
What better place to start than with the classic hello world example. Learn the basics of the Blend UI and how to start working with the content creation and styling features you have available: