Did you know that as a student, you have access to lots of freebies on http://www.dreamspark.com/? Need more development power than Visual Studio 2010 Express can offer? Want to get access to the full Microsoft Expression Studio suite? DreamSpark is the solution!
DreamSpark provides students with various development and design tools at no charge. Additionally, various offers such as Microsoft Certification and AppHub Marketplace registration fees are waived for students through DreamSpark registration.
To access all the goodies on DreamSpark, simply verify your identity through your school email. If your email is not on the school list, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a redemption code.