What is DreamSpark?
Microsoft DreamSpark enables students to download Microsoft developer and design tools at no charge.
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They have now updated the site to Windows server 2008 and SQL 2008 which is good news (for a long time it was at 2005).
You can also get Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 Profressional
The complete list of products available is:
Expression Studio 2
IT Academy Student Pass
Sql Server 2008 Developer
Sql Server 2008 Express
Virtual PC 2007
Visual Basic 2008 Express
Visual C++ 2008 Express
Visual C# 2008 Express
Visual Studio 2005 Express
Visual Studio 2005 Professional
Visual Studio 2008 Professional
Visual Web Developer 2008 Express
Windows Server 2008 Standard
XNA Game Studio 2.0
There is also "IT Academy Student Pass" descibed as:
The Microsoft IT Academy Student Pass is a special no-cost online learning opportunity for students. IT Academy Student Pass provides free e-learning courses to verified students who are interested in extending their technical skills with Microsoft technologies.
The IT Academy Student Pass offers 12 to 22 hours of FREE e-learning courses, aligned to the first set of topics you need to master for the first Microsoft certification exam within the track. Each track is unique, and most will require you to take additional e-learning courses to complete all of the topics you need to succeed on the certification exam.
The goal of the IT Academy Student Pass is to give you a head start by providing hours and hours of rich, award-winning e-learning content that sets the stage for the learning to come.
Students may also want to explore Microsoft technical certifications, and the IT Academy Student Pass is a perfect entry point to five different certification paths. Learn about Microsoft Certifications (http://www.microsoft...ing/mcp/default.mspx)
The IT Academy Student Pass will be available initially in English, but additional languages are being considered for future releases.