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Get ahead for the next school term!

The summer is ahead of you and it’s never too early to get prepared for the next term. Microsoft provides you with free tools, cloud and training to make your summer even better than ever.

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The best tools you can get!

Visual Studio Community 2015 is the latest edition that enables you to unleash the full power of Visual Studio to develop cross-platform solutions. Create apps in one unified IDE for Windows, iOS, and Android. Get Visual Studio extensions that incorporate new languages, features, and development tools into this IDE. Code in C++, Python, HTML5, JavaScript, and of course C#, VB, and F#. Use extensive web tooling for ASP.NET, Node.js, and JavaScript.

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Explore your own cloud!

Microsoft Azure for DreamSpark gets you started with the services you need to develop in the cloud at no cost:

  • Azure App Service Web Apps is a part of a fully managed cloud offering that enables you to build and deploy web apps in seconds. Use ASP.NET, Java, PHP, Node.js or Python. Run popular web apps and CMS solutions. Set up continuous integration and deployment workflows with VSO, GitHub, TeamCity, Hudson or BitBucket – enabling you to automatically build, test and deploy your web app on each successful code check-in or integration tests.
  • MySQL Database from ClearDB adds the power of MySQL to your Web Apps. With clearDB MySQL you can deploy more kinds of web apps and CMS solutions such as Wordpress, Joomla, Acquia Drupal, phpBB, and more.
  • Application Insights provides a 360° view across availability, performance and usage of your ASP.NET services and mobile applications for Windows Phone, iOS and Android platforms. Search and analyze your data to continuously improve your application, prioritize future investments and improve overall customer experience.
  • Visual Studio Online is the fastest and easiest way yet to plan, build, and ship software across a variety of platforms. Get up and running in minutes on our cloud infrastructure without having to install or configure a single server.

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Create and host your first website!

Microsoft Azure fundamentals: Websites