SharePoint, Project, and Visio 2010 are now available through MSDN AA

One of the biggest differentiators between MSDN AA and DreamSpark is that MSDN AA contains some of the Office Suite and now contains Office 2010 SharePoint, Project, and Visio Professional versions.  Whereas DreamSpark focuses heavily on Developer and Designer tools, MSDN Academic Alliance offers a wider variety of tools for students, faculty, and IT staff….

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MSDN AA Admins Enable Visual Studio 2010 Downloads from ELMS

Now that MSDN AA has mad Visual Studio 2010 RTM available, as an administrator of an MSDN AA account you may want to make this available for download for your students and faculty.  Follow the instructions on this video: How to transition to Hosted ELMS Watch this short video to learn how to transition to…

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Visual Studio 2010 RTM and .NET 4.0 now available through DreamSpark, MSDN, MSDN AA, and TechNet

The long awaited developer tooling is here!  The Visual Studio 2010 and .Net Framework 4.0 RTM (Release to Manufacture) is now available through DreamSpark, MSDN Academic Alliance (MSDN AA), MSDN, and TechNet Subscriptions. Join the buzz – Bob Muglia, President, Server & Tools Business announces VS2010 (Watch it Live) Go behind the scenes and listen…

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Visual Studio 2010 RTM and .NET 4.0 now available through DreamSpark, MSDN, MSDN AA, and TechNet

The long awaited developer tooling is here!  The Visual Studio 2010 and .Net Framework 4.0 RTM (Release to Manufacture) is now available through DreamSpark, MSDN Academic Alliance (MSDN AA), MSDN, and TechNet Subscriptions. Join the buzz – Bob Muglia, President, Server & Tools Business announces VS2010 (Watch it Live) Go behind the scenes and listen…

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MSDN AA Admins: Simplify your life! Switch to Hosted ELMS for MSDN Academic Alliance

The MSDN Academic Alliance is a great opportunity for student clubs, faculty, and academic departments to enable their students and courses with free software.  Administering this system, however, has been a bit cumbersome in the past.  Last year, I stumbled through the learning process of setting up my own account and while the process works…

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Silverlight Streaming on Your Blog

I’m a beginner to webcasting, video creation, and streaming.  I spent a week in Dallas at a Silverlight training and we discussed how to start using Silverlight on your blog.  John Mullinax pointed me to a great blog entry on how to plug-in Silverlight using Expression Encoder and Silverlight Streaming.  Expression Encoder may be available at…

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IEEE Offers Free Software to Student Members

Gain Access to Free Development Software from Microsoft: IEEE Computer Society Student Members   All student members who join the IEEE Computer Society will automatically be eligible to select and download software from Microsoft. Available software includes Vista Business Edition, Visual Studio Team System, Expression Web Designer, Project 2007, Visio 2007 and Windows Server 2003….

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