Calling all students! Check out this video featuring Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates as he discusses a new initiative called Microsoft DreamSpark targeted at offering Microsoft developer tools FREE to students:
Bill Gates talks about Free Software, Students, and Technology
This is a FANTASTIC deal for students interested in getting into the Software Development field. Using these tools you can build virtually anything you want to from web sites, Windows or Mobile applications, to games for your Xbox 360 - all at no cost to you. I've never seen Microsoft offer something this extensive to this wide a population before, so if you're a student you *definitely* need to take advantage of this offer!
The list of software included in the program includes:
Additional details on DreamSpark can be found at Channel 8, our community site for students.
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