While eagerly awaiting the Windows 10 release on July 29th, here's everything you need to start planning your Universal Windows Platform apps. You'll get design inspiration, cool concepts, previews, guidelines and downloads. You can also download the Windows 10 Insider Preview here and get used to the new system while dreaming up your apps, make sure you backup all of your files first though. I'll be updating this article as soon as Windows 10 goes live at the end of the month, let's get creating apps until then.

Windows 10 preview with Microsoft's Joe Belfiore

Official Microsoft Guidelines

Design Guides

Previews and news

The new Windows 10 icons follow the flat design trend of Windows 8, let us know what you think of them in the comments below.

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Windows 10 icons

Design inspirations

Free downloads

This is one of a series of design resources we've been working on, let us know what you think of designing for Windows 10 so far and if you have anything to add to the list.