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GitHub Students Developer Pack (By GitHub Education)

chrisachinga profile image ChrisAchinga Updated on ・6 min read

Well if you are a developer you probably must have heard of GitHub. Ok, that's obvious. If you are a developer who is a student like in a Learning Institution you may or may not have heard of GitHub Students Pack.

  • GitHub Education helps students, teachers, and schools access the tools and events they need to shape the next generation of software development.

Well as a student whose goal/dreams or maybe ambtitions are to prosper in the developer zone, GitHub Education offers the bridge to your success using the GitHub Student Developer Pack. Really cool tools available for free of course.

I will give a quick introduction to all of them, but before that, you should be verified by GitHub that you are a student.

The application is simple: (You must have a GitHub account) Using the simple steps:

  1. Head over to https://education.github.com/
  2. Click on the get benefits button on the top-right
  3. You may want to click on the Get Student Offer
  4. You'll be directed to a simple application page, fill the details then wait up for the approval.

In the meantime:
I won't list all the tools available because they too many, I'll list the common and most used tools, be sure to create your account to be able to view them and all and enjoy the services while it lasts.

GitHub Student Developer Pack Offers

Categories

Cloud

services from cloud service providers with free credits for GitHub Students

Tool                            Description
aws educate Access to the AWS cloud, free training, and collaboration resources
Digital Ocean Simple cloud hosting, built for developers
Microsoft Azure Access to Microsoft Azure cloud services and learning resources – no credit card required
Heroku A flexible, easy-to-use platform to deploy, run, and manage your apps.
Education Host Leverage our Web Hosting platform to host assignment & project work.
netwise Turnkey data center services for the hosting of critical IT infrastructure systems.

Design

Design tools for User Interface and Design, and User Experience

Tool                            Description
canva With Canva, anyone can create professional looking graphics and designs. Featuring thousands of templates and an easy to use editor.
Bootstrap Studio Bootstrap Studio is a powerful desktop app for creating responsive websites using the Bootstrap framework.
iconscout Iconscout is design resources marketplace to get high quality icons, illustrations and stock images.
Typeform Interactive forms, surveys & quizzes to engage and grow your audience
Kodika.io Build iOS applications with drag & drop.
XOJO A cross-platform development tool for making native apps for the Desktop.
Neve Neve’s mobile-first approach, compatibility with AMP and popular page-builders makes website building accessible for everyone.

Developer Tools

Tools and Services to help you create your product, including text editors and more

Tool                            Description
GitHub Powerful collaboration, code review, and code management
Jetbrains Professional desktop IDEs: IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm, and more.
GitKraken GitKraken Pro Suite: cross-platform Git GUI, Kanban Boards for issue/task tracking, and Timelines for project planning.
termius SSH client that works on desktop and mobile. Termius securely syncs data across all your devices.
repl.it An online IDE that lets you instantly code in over fifty languages. Start learning, building, collaborating and hosting all in one place.
Working Copy Powerful Git client for iPhone & iPad.
Travis CI Continuous integration platform for open source and private projects
BrowserStack Test your web apps with BrowserStack's Real Device Cloud, which gives you instant access to 2000+ browsers and real iOS and Android devices.
Codecov Codecov makes it easy to implement code coverage to develop healthier code
Better Code Hub Codecov makes it easy to implement code coverage to develop healthier code
SQL gate Simple but powerful IDE for multiple SQL databases.
Weglot Make any website multilingual and manage your translations through a single platform.

Domains

Getting domain names for your projects

Tool                            Description
name.com Domain names, web hosting, and websites. Unicorns and rainbows come standard with our customer support.
Namecheap Affordable registration, hosting, and domain management
.tech domains A powerful domain extension to convey that you belong to the technology industry.

Game Development

Tools that provide a platform to develop games

Tool                            Description
Unity Accomplish your creative goals using the world’s leading real-time development platform, used to create half of the world’s games.

Infrastructure And API

Database tools and API integration tools

Tool                            Description
Mongo DB A general-purpose, document-based, distributed database built for modern application developers and for the cloud era
Arduino education Empower scientists and artists of the future with creative STEM programs.
mail gun Powerful APIs that enable you to send, receive and track email effortlessly.
stripe Web and mobile payments, built for developers
carto An open and powerful platform for spatial data analysis, visualization, and application creation.
Crypto lens License and sell your software securely.
Block chair Connect to the world of blockchains through Blockchair’s professional APIs — supports most major cryptocurrencies.
Push bots The easiest way to engage your mobile & web app users via push notifications.

Internet Of Things

The interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data.

Tool                            Description
adafruit Adafruit is an open-source hardware and open-source educational electronics company based in NYC, USA.
arduino Empower scientists and artists of the future with creative STEM programs.

Learn

Platform to learn and engage in bootcamps and tutorials

Tool                            Description
Frontend masters Advance your skills with in-depth JavaScript, Node.js & front-end engineering courses.
Datacamp DataCamp helps companies and individuals make better use of data. Our users build data fluency while learning from the world’s top data scientists.
GitHub Campus Experts GitHub Campus Experts are students who build technical communities on campus, with training and support from GitHub.
Interview cake Interview Cake makes coding interviews a piece of cake with practice questions, data structures and algorithms reference pages, cheat sheets, and more.
Go rails Tutorials for web developers learning Ruby, Rails, Javascript, Turbolinks, Stimulus.js, Vue.js, and more.

Marketing

Marketing tools for your product solution

Tool                            Description
appfigures App Store analytics, optimization, and intelligence.
Customerly Live chat, behavioural funnels, newsletters, and in-app surveys for SaaS.
Jaamly Helping developers, designers, and startups to launch their apps on the App Store.

Mobile

Mobile Development Tools

Tool                            Description
Sofy SOFY automates your software testing, uses machine learning to create tests, suggests test scenarios based on product changes, customer usage data and runs at scale.
termius SSH client that works on desktop and mobile. Termius securely syncs data across all your devices.
kodika.io Build iOS applications with drag & drop.

Productivity

Enhance your productivity

Tool                            Description
PromoDone With PomoDone, hack and track your time and boost your productivity by applying Pomodoro technique to your workflow -- eliminate distraction, sharpen focus and prevent burnout.
HazeOver Get focused while working on your projects or studying with HazeOver for Mac.
Use Together Remote pair programming and team collaboration tool.
Crowdin Crowdin is a cloud-based solution that streamlines localization management.

Security And Analytics

Secure your projects and analyze data tools

Tool                            Description
Datadog Cloud-based infrastructure monitoring.
blackfire.io Code performance measurement tool. Find & fix bottlenecks.
HoneyBadger.io The web developer's secret weapon: exception, uptime monitoring that's so awesome, you'll wish your site had more errors.

Reference

  1. https://education.github.com/
  2. Me

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