Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching (previously "Imagine") offers 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.
LSU is enrolled in a campus-wide Microsoft Azure Dev Tools Standard Subscription.
Software items included:
If you are in a STEM department, you are eligible to purchase a subscription for Azure Dev Tools from the Azure website.
If you are trying to obtain the full version of Visual Studio, please contact your departmental IT person as this is purchased separately through Microsoft Select.
If you would like to see the differences between Premium and Standard or would like purchase Premium, please refer to Microsoft Azure Dev Tools Subscription Information.
For more information, please visit the Azure Dev Tools home page.
For information on past free resources, please see: Microsoft Imagine: LSU Overview.
If you would like to download ReSharper Ultimate for free, please see the following TigerWare article: JetBrains Student Pricing
The Microsoft Imagine Academy was an online training resource available for those in the LSU community who are interested in tapping into over 300 Microsoft e-learning courses, many of which lead toward information technology industry certifications. This included over 100 collections of e-learning courses, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, Lynx, Project, Visio, Sharepoint Designer, Sharepoint Workspace, Office 365, Windows Server, Windows OS, SQL Server courses, .NET, Visual Studio, Digital Literacy, and many other courses.
Imagine Academy has changed and is no longer offered this way, however there are still several offline courses available via the GROK article Overview below.
For additional information see: Microsoft Imagine Academy: LSU Overview.