just got an email from google for the app inventor - one step closer!!!
Welcome to App Inventor for Android!
The Google account that you are receiving this email on has been given access to App Inventor.
We recommend you start your app building adventures by working through the Getting Started material. You might also want to read more about App Inventor and take a look at some sample apps. Finally, you can ask questions and get help by signing up for the App Inventor Google Group.
Google's App Inventor Team
idk how long this has been on the site but heres the getting started part
App Inventor for Android