Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

Advance your students’ coding skills by giving them professional developer tools, software, and services through a low-cost subscription.

Give your students everything they need to build coding skills

Gain affordable development tools

Teach your students to build apps by using the comprehensive tools available in Microsoft Visual Studio—a best-in-class integrated development platform (IDE).

Access everything from a single dashboard

Manage and distribute downloadable development tools to students from a central hub.

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Teach vital STEM skills

Prepare your students for successful careers in technology, including data science and other expanding science, tech, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

Universities are doing great things with Azure

“By using Azure Notebooks, students aren’t hindered by installation issues. They can just start working straight away. All they need is a decent browser and an Internet connection.”

—Dr. Garth Wells: Hibbit Reader in Solid Mechanics, Department of Engineering

Read how Cambridge uses Azure to teach engineering

University of Cambridge

“We tried several solutions and found that many cloud-based IoT platforms are overly complicated for what they do. Among the possible options, Azure was the best choice to get this done.”

—Luca Mottola: Associate Professor, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Learn why Milan’s largest university chose Azure


Why Azure Dev Tools for Teaching?

Access to a fully featured, extensible IDE

Get advanced debugging, diagnostic, and testing tools—everything your students need to create modern applications on Windows, Linux, or iOS, including the ability to work on collaborative projects with Azure DevOps tools for agile planning, cloud deployment, and Git hosting.

Provide easy-to-manage tools to students and faculty

Give your students access to professional software—more than 100 Microsoft Developer Tools they can use on their personal machines. Your students are also eligible to sign up for an Azure for Students subscription.

Teach practical skills for careers in STEM fields

Use Visual Studio to teach and learn the most popular languages including Python, JavaScript, Java, and C#. Develop student competencies for trending careers with free learning content including learning paths, Microsoft Learn courses, and resources like Pluralsight and WintellectNOW.

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