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After you join Visual Studio Dev Essentials, use your credit on popular Azure services, including Virtual Machines, Web Apps, Cloud Services, Mobile Services, Storage, SQL Database, Content Delivery Network, HDInsight and Media Services. All pricing for services uses the standard pay-as-you-go rates shown on the Pricing Calculator.

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Get the essentials, and then some

Visual Studio Dev Essentials gives you access to developer tools, services and resources for free. Create, test, launch and manage modern applications – including enterprise, mobile, web and Internet of Things (IoT) apps – on your platform of choice.

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