Build a cool game, enter to win an all-access pass to the 2015 Game Developer Conference

  Calling all student game designers and developers to join //GameOn   The Game Developer Conference rocks. And we’re helping you go there. Know about the Game Developer Conference? It’s the world’s largest and longest-running professionals-only games conference, where 24,000 interactive games amateurs, professionals and luminaries exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry each…


Build Your First #IoT Project in a Weekend

This project is part of our #idevthis series where we listen to what developers are most interested in and then share tutorials to make it easy to participate in the latest trends. Share your finished project or just tell us what you’re most excited about using the #idevthis hashtag on Twitter.  Overview: The first step to controlling…


Becoming a Better Programmer: Why Scott Krieder Became a Microsoft Student Partner

This post is part of an ongoing series on preparing for a career in technology by the Microsoft Student Partner Program. For more career advice and to learn how you can get a jumpstart at your local university follow @MS_Student on Twitter and share your questions using the #WhyMSP hashtag. Scott Krieder (@skrieder) is an MSP at…


Getting a Jumpstart in the Job Market: Why Ramsey Khadder Became a Microsoft Student Partner

This post is part of an ongoing series on preparing for a career in technology by the Microsoft Student Partner Program. For more career advice and to learn how you can get a jumpstart at your local university follow @MS_Student on Twitter and share your questions using the #WhyMSP hashtag. Ramsey Khadder (@RKhadder) is an MSP and…


Gearing Up For a Career in Tech: Why Justin Wunder Became a Microsoft Student Partner

This post is part of an ongoing series on preparing for a career in technology by the Microsoft Student Partner Program. For more career advice and to learn how you can get a jumpstart at your local university follow @MS_Student on Twitter and share your questions using the #WhyMSP hashtag. Justin Wunder (@donchawunder) is a former…


What Word of Advice Would You Give to Imagine Cup Contestants?

This week, the University of Washington is sharing the role of host with Microsoft for this year’s World Imagine Cup Finals. The event acts as a moment in time for communities and universities across the globe to celebrate student entrepreneurship and creativity. Most importantly, it’s a ton of fun to watch. In fact, if you’re from the U.S….


Trend to Follow: Women in Computer Science

We are all familiar with success stories of men who code, but where are the women? As of now, female developers are few and far between in technology, and unfortunately it’s getting worse: Women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but hold just 25% of the jobs in technical or computing fields. In 1984,…


3 reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Dan’l Lewin’s Keynote at Startup Bootcamp

Today 15 teams of aspiring tech entrepreneurs begin a week-long startup bootcamp in Silicon Valley on their path to Imagine Cup. Participants will have the opportunity to work with successful startup leaders, expert mentors, and Microsoft executives as they make huge strides towards transforming their ideas for the next game-changing company into a reality.  An…

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SharePoint, Project, and Visio 2010 are now available through MSDNAA

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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