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Services

Microsoft Azure for Students

Free cloud services

Develop in the cloud at no cost with Azure App Services, Notification Hubs, SQL database, and more.

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Tools

Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition

Free 3-month trial

Powerful virtualization solution for running Windows and Mac apps side-by-side, without rebooting.

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Tools

Visual Studio Community 2015

Free, fully-featured, extensible IDE

Create modern apps for Android, iOS, and Windows as well as web apps and cloud services.

Download Visual Studio Community


Services

Microsoft Azure for Students

Free cloud services

Develop in the cloud at no cost with Azure App Services, Notification Hubs, SQL database, and more.

Get Azure

Tools

Microsoft R Server

Enterprise-class Big Data Analytics solution

Fastest, most cost-effective enterprise-class big data big analytics platform available today.

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Training

Microsoft Virtual Academy

Free online training

A large collection of cross-platform learning delivered by Microsoft people and partners to help you build your technical skills and advance your career.

Go to Microsoft Virtual Academy

Tools

Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition

Free 3-month trial

Powerful virtualization solution for running Windows and Mac apps side-by-side, without rebooting.

Download Parallels

Tools

PHP Tools for Visual Studio

Plug-in for Visual Studio

Provides smart code completion, quick navigation, syntax error checking, debugging support, an integrated PHP manual, and much more.

Download PHP Tools

Training

Pluralsight

Free developer training

Rich collection of online training courses delivered by world-renowned industry developers.

Go to Pluralsight

Tools

SQL Server 2014

SQL database solution

Comprehensive datacenter capabilities for mission-critical database, business intelligence, and advanced analytics workloads.

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Tools

SQL Server 2016 Enterprise

SQL database solution

Comprehensive datacenter capabilities for mission-critical database, business intelligence, and advanced analytics workloads.

Download SQL Server

Tools

Visual Studio Code

Modern lightweight code editor

A free, powerful code editor for Linux, MacOS, and Windows.

Download Visual Studio Code

Tools

Visual Studio Community 2015

Free, fully-featured, extensible IDE

Create modern apps for Android, iOS, and Windows as well as web apps and cloud services.

Download Visual Studio Community

Tools

Visual Studio Community 2017 RC

Unparalleled productivity for any dev, any app, and any platform

A free, fully-featured, and extensible IDE for creating modern applications for Windows, Android, and iOS, as well as web applications and cloud services.

Download Visual Studio Community 2017

Tools

Visual Studio for Mac Preview

Fully-featured, extensible IDE

A mobile first, cloud first IDE. Made for the Mac. Everything you need for mobile, cloud, and Mac development.

Download Visual Studio for Mac Preview

Operating Systems

Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Pro with Update

Embedded OS solution

Extends Windows 8.1 to a range of industry devices and powerful line-of-business apps where security and reliabilty are paramount.

Download Windows Embedded

Operating Systems

Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update

On-premise and hybrid server solution

Delivers global-scale cloud services for any datacenter or cloud.

Download Windows Server

Operating Systems

Windows Server 2016

On-premise and hybrid server solution

Delivers global-scale cloud services for any datacenter or cloud.

Download Windows Server 2016

Tools

Windows Store

Free developer account

Publish your apps on the Store for free with a special student registration code.

Get a Window Store code

Training

WintellectNow

Free developer training

Courses on the latest new technologies authored by some of the most respected names in the industry delivered directly to your desktop or mobile device.

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Tools

Xamarin Studio Community Edition

Cross-platform framework

Use C# to code and deploy Android, iOS, and Windows apps in Visual Studio.

Download Xamarin