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Microsoft Giving Away Developer Software

Discussion in 'News' started by tripwire45, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. tripwire45
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    Microsoft Giving Away Developer Software



    Microsoft Corp. is giving students free access to its most sophisticated tools for writing software and making media-rich Web sites, a move that intensifies its competition with Adobe Systems Inc. and could challenge open source software's popularity.The Redmond-based software maker said late Monday it will let students download Visual Studio Professional Edition, a software development environment; Expression Studio, which includes graphic design and Web site and hybrid Web-desktop programming tools; and XNA Game Studio 2.0, a video game development program. The company will also give away SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition and Windows Server Standard Edition.

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    1. Fergal1982
      Fergal1982
      balls!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Im no student. the gits.
    2. tripwire45
      tripwire45
      Quick! Enroll at uni! :wink:
    3. wizard
      wizard
      Yes enrol at the Open University.
    4. BosonMichael
      BosonMichael
      Pfft... enrolling in one course is worth it if only to legally download that stuff. Sign me up!

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