500 FREE Azure month-long passes given out each Month

In August, September and October of 2010, each month, 500 FREE Windows Azure One Month Pass are given out to developers in the 50 United States. To request the Free Windows Azure One Month Pass, click here   or email msdevavb@microsoft.com including information on Company name: USA Zip code Whether you would like to be contacted…


Why does MSDN AA exist?

Technology skills are increasingly important for success of students and for continued leadership in technology arena. The MSDN AA program supports and advances the learning and skills in the areas of technical design, math, science, engineering and technology, by making the latest Microsoft developer and design software and tool and learning resources at an economical…

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Free Microsoft resources from NGO Connection

NGO Connection is an online resource for non-profit groups around the world that provides resources to help advance the causes of the NGOs. See http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/communityinvestment/ngo/en/us/default.mspx for more information about Getting free and discounted software Free access to Online software such as Windows Live, Microsoft Office Live and other online applications Software grants through the Microsoft…


Large and compelling real world datasets for teaching and research

The Microsoft Enterprise Consortium is a joint program between the Department of Information Systems in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (Walton College) and Microsoft Corporation (MS) and is aimed at providing  access to large and compelling real world datasets for both teaching and research to support business…

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Try Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Foundation Server and Team Suite in a VPC image

Get the new VPC image of Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 for testing and learning from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c7a809d8-8c9f-439f-8147-948bc6957812&displaylang=en. The virtual machine does not have anti-virus installed and should not be connected to the network and is patched with updates until March 25, 2008. The VPC image expires on Dec 31, 2008 Learn all the new…

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Day of .NET in Central Ohio – April 19, 2008, at The Roberts Centre in Wilmington, OH (off exit 50 on I-71).

The Central Ohio Day of .NET is a day-long mini-conference organized by Developers for Developers.  The event is a FREE day of technology discussions devoted to helping the local development community improve their technical skills.  The event will cover topics from smart client development to testing to getting the  most out of the Patterns &…

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Microsoft DevCares events – Power for designers in VS 2008 and SQL Server 2008 data platform

The Spring DevCares events feature talks on The Power of Designers in Visual Studio 2008: showcasing the built-in designers in VS 2008. LINQ, WPF< WF and Class Diagram Designer. Reach Your Data with SQL Server 2008: showcasing the data platform capabilities and new features of SQL Server 2008. Registrations are available for your city at…


DreamSpark – Students get your FREE software here

Microsoft is Jump Starting the student developer with an offering of FREE developer tools. Just for being a student, you get professional-level developer and design tools as a download, at no-charge and with no strings attached.  The DreamSpark offering of software compliments MSDNAA program and MSDN AA program continues in its current form. There has…

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FREE web hosting by calling Verio’s 800-932-7483

Get you Windows websites  hosted for FREE when using  Microsoft Expression Web, Visual Web Developer Express and Microsoft Silverlight.  The Free hosting program – based on IIS 6 and Windows Server 2003 – will run through January 2010.  No credit card is required.  Please call Verio’s 800-932-7483 to receive your free website – this offer is not available…

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