Microsoft joins forces with GitHub to offer students more free developer tools


If you’re a student developer who is passionate about open-source development, then we have some great news for you today! Visual Studio Community 2013 is joining the GitHub Student Developer Pack!

At the same time, we’re inviting GitHub-loving students to check out more of our great free tools, such as SQL Server and Windows Store developer accounts, as well as our great free training courses on Microsoft Virtual Academy including how to get started with GitHub in Visual Studio, plus free entry to join the Xbox LIVE Indie Games program.

For those who don’t know, GitHub is a powerful collaboration tool that offers code review and code management for open source and private projects. It’s a unique one stop shop for student developers.

For more on today’s news, check out this blog post from Corporate Vice President of Developer Experience and Evangelism Steven Guggenheimer.

And don’t wait to take advantage of all our free tools for student developers!

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