Transcript of "DreamSpark Getting Started Guide - Student"
Get the tools
you need to get
your dream job. We get it. We know the power
of a student’s ideas first-hand
(hello, Bill Gates?).
That’s why we created DreamSpark,
to give ambitious students a break.
DreamSpark can kick-start your
career, giving you the best
professional-level design and
development tools—at no
charge—to literally make your
dreams come to life.
Get started with Microsoft
Visual Studio Professional,
a full suite of sweet tools—and
start building apps, games and
sites right away in HTML, C++,
C#, Ruby, Java and more.
Start downloading software
today. Register now at
Download Microsoft Visual Studio
Professional, along with videos,
tutorials, sample code and more at
THESE ARE THE TOP DEV TOOLS,
NOT TRIAL VERSIONS used by the
pros to build real games and apps
that make a real difference.
NO COST? NO-BRAINER. You can
start downloading right away and get
awesome resources—like expert help
and tutorials, coding camps and
app contests—all aimed at helping
you get your first Windows app built
MICROSOFT IS NOW LEADING
THE REST with cutting-edge tech in
Kinect and Xbox Games—and with flat,
user-centric design on the Windows
Phone and Windows 8 OS.
GET YOUR APP IN THE WINDOWS
STORE AND GET NOTICED with a
fresh, wide-open field that isn’t already
overcrowded, like a lot of the other
Everything you need
to code like a pro
at no charge.
THIS IS THE REAL DEAL
Start developing an awesome resume for yourself at www.dreamspark.com/student
THIS IS THE BIG TIME
Learn the technical skills that are in demand at
some of the coolest companies and that are
driving the most powerful platforms in social
media, cloud computing, enterprise software,
and mobile apps, tools and games.
TECH SKILLS ARE HOT, SO DREAM BIG
Science, technology, engineering and math
students are getting ahead fast and getting
jobs right out of school—and everyone
knows students have launched some of the
world’s game-changing brands and services,
like Microsoft, Facebook, WordPress,
Napster, Dell, FedEx and more.
PAY LIKE A STUDENT, CODE LIKE A PRO
Just register as a student with DreamSpark
and you’ll get no-cost access to more than 25
professional developer and designer
• Visual Studio Professional
• Windows Phone SDK
• SQL Server
• Kinect for Windows SDK
• Windows Server
• And more
limit to what you
DreamSpark comes at no charge for students actively enrolled in school. You just need to get your academic status verified online every 12 months.
Three simple steps
to get no-cost access.
Create an account, verify your student
status and you’ll have immediate
access to the best software programs
at no cost. You can verify your
student status in one of three ways:
• Sign in with your school’s e-mail
account (with your school in
the domain name)
• Or, get a verification code
• Or, use an ISIC card
DreamSpark gives you pro-level
software at no cost—with the
resources to learn and have fun
by creating applications, games
and designs like you never could
before. You’ll be getting a head
start in school and in your future
career, all at no cost.
GET MORE SOFTWARE
THROUGH YOUR SCHOOL
You can get even more software
through your school at no cost
if your school is enrolled in
DreamSpark, so find out if they
have a DreamSpark WebStore.
Get verified and get your software at
Find the DreamSpark for Students tile.
Click on ‘Learn more’ button.