Get Your Hands on the Newest and Coolest Technologies from Microsoft For Free!!!
What is DreamSpark?
Dreamspark provides students with Microsoft professional-level developer and design tools at no charge so you can chase your dreams and create the next big breakthrough in technology - or just get a head start on your career.
How do you get software via DreamSpark?
If you are a student at University of Auckland or University of Canterbury, all you need to do is log on to www.dreamspark.co.nz , enter your Student ID and download!
If you are a tertiary student at another institute, you can stil get access to the software, find out more here.
What tools are included in DreamSpark?
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition – Our single most popular developer tool to build games, desktop apps, web sites, robotic programs etc.
- Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition – Get some experience on how to setup a secured network at home.
- Microsoft Expression Studio – Are you a creative? – design graphics, encode/edit videos, build websites, or use our templates, build Silverlight apps for the web.
- SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition – Do you want to know how large companies store their data? – Learn how to build large functional databases using SQL Server 2005.
- Visual Studio 2005 Professional Edition – The predecessor to the 2008 Version – but still very comprehensive to build some powerful apps.
- XNA Games Studio – Using these tools, learn how to build games for both Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360.
- XNA Creators Club Membership – The complement to XNA Games Studio, which gives you the ability to upload your own home made games onto your XBOX360
- Visual Studio 2008 SP1
- SQL Server 2008
- Visual Studio Express 2008