The Best Developer Tools (Giveaway by GitHub)

We’re tech enthusiasts, we love hands on experiences, we’re passionate about exploring new tools & building real world projects, but many or most of us may not be in a condition to buy those expensive tools. Yes, being a student, we have rare sources of earning & therefore we cannot afford to pay for such tools.

Not to worry now, GitHub & their partners have come up with a solution to this. They are giving away some awesome tools to students for free of cost.
GitHub Student Developer PackFor those who aren’t aware of GitHub, it has already helped more than 100,000 students on their developing problems.

List of tools included in the free Student Developer Pack:

    A hackable text editor for the 21st Century
    Open Source by GitHub, free for everyone
    Install cloud applications in a single click
    Business 3 plan (normally $49/month) for one year
    Crowdsourcing and data enrichment platform
    Access to the Crowdflower platform (normally $2,500/month) and $50 in worker credit
    Simple cloud hosting, built for developers
    $100 in platform credit
    Simple DNS management with one-click services and a robust API
    Bronze hosted DNS plan (normally $3/month) for two years
    Powerful collaboration, code review, and code management
    Micro account (normally $7/month) with five private repositories while you’re a student
    Live programming help available 24/7
    $25 in platform credit
    Domain name registration and SSL certificates
    One year free domain name registration on the .me TLD (normally 8.99/year) and one year free SSL certificate (normally $9/year)
    Database API that includes search, time-series events, geolocation and graph queries
    Developer account (normally $49/month) while you’re a student
    Screen sharing for collaboration in teams
    Individual account (normally $9.99/month) while you’re a student
    Email infrastructure as a service
    Student plan (normally $4.95/month) for one year
    Web and mobile payments, built for developers
    Waived transaction fees on first $1,000 in revenue processed
  • Travis
    Continuous integration platform for open source and private projects
    Private builds (normally $69/month) while you’re a student
  • Unreal
    A complete suite of game development tools made by game developers, for game developers
    Unreal Engine (normally $19/month) while you’re a student

How to get this pack?

To get an access to this pack, you need to be a student aged 13+ and enrolled in degree or diploma granting course of study.
You’ll be needing the following things to register:

  • School/College-issued email address
  • Valid student identification card
  • Other official proof of enrollment (enrollment letter, transcript, etc)

Get your GitHub Student Developer Pack here

Be quick, don’t delay or you might just lose this awesome freebie 🙂


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