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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DreamSpark High School Now Available

DreamSpark High School launches!  Great news for high school students, teachers, and administrators alike!  Just one year ago we launched the DreamSpark offering which gives students the ability to directly download software using their university credentials.  TODAY we are taking DreamSpark to a new level with DreamSpark High School and enabling high school students to…

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Silverlight 2 is Now Available

At the stroke of midnight, Silverlight 2 reached the internet.  Here are links to Install Silverlight 2 runtime and to Install the Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008, Expression Blend update for Silverlight 2, and Deep Zoom Composer.  Students can develop for Silverlight 2 in the following FREE ways Install Visual Studio 2008 through DreamSpark…

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Back to School Downloads

Starting back to school?  Here are a few downloads you might consider to kick off the new year or setting up a new machine: The Ultimate Steal is back!  Office Ultimate for students at only $59.95.   That’s Word, Excel, Groove, Outlook, Access, OneNote… well, you can see the LONG list on the site.  This is…

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DreamSpark and MSDN AA Access: Baylor University

While I was visiting Baylor University, I discovered that students were having trouble accessing DreamSpark Software.  At Baylor University, students can currently access DreamSpark Software through JourneyEd. Step-by-step instructions for Baylor and a number of other university can be found here, in a Step-by-step Guide. Thanks to Howard Huang at Baylor for bringing this to…

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