Just like MSDNAA (MSDN Academic Alliance), https://www.dreamspark.com/ is another place for University and Collage Students to download premium development software from Microsoft for free. The site offer some latest IDE, and other Microsoft products. You can get things like, Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, SQL Server 2008 and other lots more.
How to get those awesome freeware ?
The steps are pretty simple and straight forward. You need to have a Windows Live ID, sign in, and from there you will need to verify your University or Collage credentials. (this program is available in more than 45 counties worldwide) So if you are currently a collage or university student that are studying in the field of computing science chances are you are likely to eligible for those free downloads.
Once you singed in, just one click away to start your development.
The site also provide some beginner guide resources on the right-hand side for a quick start.
For more info check out DreamSpark
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