Learn to ship software like a pro. There's no substitute for hands-on experience. But for most students, real world tools can be cost-prohibitive. That's why we created the GitHub Student Developer Pack with some of our partners and friends: to give students free access to the best developer tools in one place so they can learn by doing.
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With Canva, anyone can create professional looking graphics and designs. Featuring thousands of templates and an easy to use editor.
Benefit: Free 12 month subscription of Canva's Pro tier.Design
Powerful collaboration, code review, and code management
Benefit: Free GitHub Pro while you are a student.Developer tools
Access to the AWS cloud, free training, and collaboration resources
Benefit: Free AWS Educate Starter Account for GitHub Students, worth $100.Cloud
Domain names, web hosting, and websites. Unicorns and rainbows come standard with our customer support.
Benefit: One free domain name and free Advanced Security (SSL, privacy protection, and more).Domains
Affordable registration, hosting, and domain management
Benefit: 1 year domain name registration on the .me TLD.
Benefit: 1 year SSL certificate.Domains
Professional desktop IDEs: IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm, and more.
Benefit: A free subscription for students, to be renewed annually.Developer tools
Accomplish your creative goals using the world’s leading real-time development platform, used to create half of the world’s games.
Benefit: Unity Student Plan free while you are a student.Game development
Access to Microsoft Azure cloud services and learning resources – no credit card required
Benefit: Free access to 25+ Microsoft Azure cloud services plus $100 in Azure credit.Cloud
Level up on trending coding skills at your own pace with interactive, text-based courses.
Benefit: Get 6 free months of 60+ courses covering in-demand topics like Web Development, Python, Java, and Machine Learning.Learn
Bootstrap Studio is a powerful desktop app for creating responsive websites using the Bootstrap framework.
Benefit: A free license for Bootstrap Studio while you are a student.Developer tools Design
Simple cloud hosting, built for developers
Benefit: $50 in platform credit for new users.Cloud
Benefit: Free 6-months access to all courses and workshops.Learn
A flexible, easy-to-use platform to deploy, run, and manage your apps.
Benefit: One free Hobby Dyno for up to two years.Cloud
A powerful domain extension to convey that you belong to the technology industry.
Benefit: One standard .TECH domain free for 1 year and 2 free email accounts with 100 MB free storageDomains
DataCamp helps companies and individuals make better use of data. Our users build data fluency while learning from the world’s top data scientists.
Benefit: Free 3-month individual subscription for students.Learn
GitKraken Pro Suite: cross-platform Git GUI, Kanban Boards for issue/task tracking, and Timelines for project planning.
Benefit: Access to Pro versions of GitKraken Git GUI, GitKraken Boards and GitKraken Timelines while you're a student.Developer tools
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.
Benefit: PomoDone Lite plan free for 2-years.Productivity
GitHub Campus Experts are students who build technical communities on campus, with training and support from GitHub.
Benefit: Apply to become part of the program while you’re a student.Learn
SSH client that works on desktop and mobile. Termius securely syncs data across all your devices.
Benefit: Free access to the Premium plan while you're a student.Mobile Developer tools
Benefit: Free 30-day One Month subscription.Learn
Iconscout is design resources marketplace to get high quality icons, illustrations and stock images.
Benefit: Download 60 premium icons per month for 1 year.Design
A general purpose, document-based, distributed database built for modern application developers and for the cloud era.
Benefit: $200 in MongoDB Atlas Credits, plus access to MongoDB Compass and MongoDB University including free certification.Infrastructure & APIs
A hackable text editor for the 21st Century
Benefit: Open Source by GitHub, free for everyone.Developer tools
Learn tech skills and build software directly from your browser with real, online computing environments.
Benefit: Free access to all interactive courses and cloud computing environments for 12 months.Learn Developer tools
Leverage our Web Hosting platform to host assignment & project work.
Benefit: Designer package for free for 1 year & discounted upgrade offers.Cloud
Interview Cake makes coding interviews a piece of cake with practice questions, data structures and algorithms reference pages, cheat sheets, and more.
Benefit: Access to the full coding interview prep course for 3 weeks.Learn
A powerful browser and developer tool that lets developers and designers make better websites and web apps in less time.
Benefit: Polypane free for 1 year.Developer tools Design
Get unlimited email addresses and mailboxes for automating email tests with our powerful APIs.
Benefit: Free Essential plan while you're a student.Developer tools
Get focused while working on your projects or studying with HazeOver for Mac.
Benefit: Free app license, including minor updates.Productivity
Empower scientists and artists of the future with creative STEM programs.
Benefit: Free Arduino Create Maker plan for 6 months and discounts on selected hardware.Infrastructure & APIs Internet of Things
An online IDE that lets you instantly code in over fifty languages. Start learning, building, collaborating and hosting all in one place.
Benefit: Hacker plan, includes unlimited private repls and multiplayer invites. Free for three months.Learn Developer tools
Reduces frustration and makes Git and GitHub workflows more approachable.
Benefit: Open Source by GitHub, free for everyone.Developer tools
Interactive forms, surveys & quizzes to engage and grow your audience
Benefit: Free professional plan for 1 year.Marketing Design
Turnkey data centre services for the hosting of critical IT infrastructure systems.
Benefit: Free single unit server colocation package free for 12 months.Internet of Things Cloud
A server for your static websites and HTML forms.
Benefit: Free basic plan while you are a student.Infrastructure & APIs
Icons8 provides design resources: icons, UI illustrations, photos and software to class up your projects.
Benefit: 3-month All Access subscription with icons, photos, illustrations, and music.Design
Twilio is a developer platform for communications. Software teams use Twilio APIs to add capabilities like voice, video, and messaging to their applications.
Benefit: $50 in Twilio API credits and exclusive in-game items in TwilioQuest.
Benefit: Free access to all videos and lessons for 12 months.Learn
Build iOS applications with drag & drop.
Benefit: Kodika Unlimited Pro subscription free for 6 months.Mobile Developer tools Design
Modern, collaborative SQL editor for your team — write queries, visualize data, and share your results.
Benefit: Free Premium subscription for PopSQL while you're a student.Developer tools
Adafruit is an open-source hardware and open-source educational electronics company based in NYC, USA.
Benefit: One year of Adafruit IO+ and discounts on selected hardware.Infrastructure & APIs Internet of Things
Powerful APIs that enable you to send, receive and track email effortlessly.
Benefit: 20,000 free emails and 100 free email validations each month for up to 12 months.Infrastructure & APIs
Cloud-based infrastructure monitoring.
Benefit: Pro Account, including 10 servers. Free for 2 years.Security & analytics
Scrapinghub's Scrapy Cloud is a battle-tested cloud platform for running web crawlers. Manage and automate your web spiders at scale.
Benefit: 1 Free Forever Scrapy Cloud Unit - unlimited team members, projects or requests. Unlimited crawl time and 120 day data retention.Developer tools
Track errors in every language, framework, and library.
Benefit: 500,000 events/month with unlimited projects and members while you're a student.Developer tools Infrastructure & APIs
A cross-platform development tool for making native apps for the Desktop.
Benefit: Xojo Desktop license free while you are a student.Developer tools Design
An online IDE for GitHub that provides a complete dev environment with a single click.
Benefit: Free personal plan subscription for six months for students.Learn Developer tools
Imgbot is a GitHub App that automatically optimizes your images.
Benefit: Free image optimization for all your public and private projects while you are a student.Infrastructure & APIs
Continuous integration platform for open source and private projects
Benefit: Private builds for free while you're a student.Infrastructure & APIs Developer tools
Static code analyzer for Python and Go. Detect bug risks, anti-patterns and security vulnerabilities.
Benefit: Free Pro subscription for students.Developer tools
Learn Fundamentals of Web Development to launch your career as a developer
Benefit: 1 month of access to a web development course.Learn
Powerful Git client for iPhone & iPad.
Benefit: All Pro features for free while you are a student.Mobile Developer tools
Code performance measurement tool. Find & fix bottlenecks.
Benefit: Free Profiler subscription for students.Security & analytics
Learn Web Development from the premier coding bootcamp for launching developers.
Benefit: Free one-month membership to Community-Powered Bootcamp.Learn
Cloud-based password manager.
Benefit: Dashlane Premium free for 6 months.Productivity
Web and mobile payments, built for developers
Benefit: Waived transaction fees on first $1000 in revenue processed.Infrastructure & APIs
Join an exclusive developer community and learn Full Stack web-development with no long-term commitments.
Benefit: One free month of Covalence's Atomic Plan.Learn
License and sell your software securely.
Benefit: 10 licenses and any number of end-users for free for students.Infrastructure & APIs Developer tools
The Git client that brings all of Git and GitHub's power to the desktop, for Mac and Windows.
Benefit: Free Pro account for 1 year.Developer tools
Test your web apps with BrowserStack's Real Device Cloud, which gives you instant access to 2000+ browsers and real iOS and Android devices.
Benefit: Free Automate Mobile Plan for 1 parallel and 1 user for 1 year.Developer tools
Neve’s mobile-first approach, compatibility with AMP and popular page-builders makes website building accessible for everyone.
Benefit: Free year of Neve Agency WordPress theme exclusively for students.Infrastructure & APIs Design
Learn feature flags with the industry leading feature flag service.
Benefit: 1000 feature flags, ∞ users for free.Infrastructure & APIs Developer tools
Remote pair programming and team collaboration tool.
Benefit: Free Premium subscription while you're a student, to be renewed every 6 months.Developer tools Productivity
Helping developers, designers, and startups to launch their apps on the App Store.
Benefit: Jaamly Startup plan free for 6 months.Marketing
Integrate your marketing and analytics tools with one click.
Benefit: Free Freshpaint Growth Plan while you are a student.Infrastructure & APIs Marketing
Better Code Hub provides a definition of done for code quality and actionable refactoring feedback for every push and pull request.
Benefit: A free upgrade to an Individual license to analyse your personal private repos.Developer tools
With Restyled, automatically re-format Pull Requests to have consistent style.
Benefit: Run Restyled for free on private repositories while you're a student.Developer tools
Codecov makes it easy to implement code coverage to develop healthier code
Benefit: Free access to Codecov on public and private repositories.Developer tools
An open and powerful platform for spatial data analysis, visualization, and application creation.
Benefit: Free account upgrades with increased database storage, real time data, Location Data Services Credits, and premium features for 2 years.Infrastructure & APIs
A powerful visualization tool that uses Predictive Analytics to identify social patterns in your code, detect delivery risks and manage technical debt.
Benefit: A free Student account to analyze private GitHub repositories.Security & analytics
Best open source Java framework for building Progressive Web Applications.
Benefit: Free Pro subscription license to access the commercial components and tools.Infrastructure & APIs
Automate daily stand-ups, follow-ups, retrospectives, surveys and feedback for your team.
Benefit: DailyBot Business plan free for 10 users for 6 months.Productivity
Simple but powerful IDE for multiple SQL databases.
Benefit: Access to most Standard Subscription features for 1 year.Developer tools
Privacy-friendly analytics with a simple interface and API.
Benefit: Starter plan free for one year, including 100k page views per month.Marketing Infrastructure & APIs
Live chat, behavioural funnels, newsletters, and in-app surveys for SaaS.
Benefit: Customerly Pro free for 6 months.Marketing Infrastructure & APIs
Connect to the world of blockchains through Blockchair’s professional APIs — supports most major cryptocurrencies.
Benefit: 100,000 free requests.Infrastructure & APIs
Kaltura VPaaS simplifies building smart, interactive VOD, Live and real-time video experiences and apps at global scale
Benefit: $10K/year in Kaltura VPaaS credits while you are a student.Infrastructure & APIs
Datree is a git-based rules engine for enforcing best development practices, coding standards, and security policies on every commit.
Benefit: Free Pro subscription while you are a student.Developer tools
Master Symfony and PHP with video tutorials and code challenges.
Benefit: Free 3-month subscription for students.Learn
Translation management service for web, desktop and mobile apps.
Benefit: Free Professional Plan containing 10,000 text segments for students.Productivity Infrastructure & APIs Developer tools
Perform automated and live interactive cross browser testing on 2000+ real browsers and operating systems online.
Benefit: Free LambdaTest Live Plan for one year.Developer tools
Benefit: Free 6-month trial while you are a student.Developer tools
Productivity plugin for SQL Server Management Studio for writing maintainable SQL scripts and faster navigation.
Benefit: Free standard license for students.Developer tools
POEditor is a highly scalable localization management platform for teams.
Benefit: Plus Plan for free for one year.Infrastructure & APIs Developer tools
AccessLint brings automated web accessibility testing into your development workflow.
Benefit: Unlimited use for public and private repositories while you are a student.Developer tools
Hosted search API that provides support from front end to back end frameworks and libraries.
Benefit: 100k records and 1 million operations, valid for 1 year.Infrastructure & APIs
Maximize your engineering team's productivity by automatically analyzing every pull request.
Benefit: Sider Standard Plan free while you are a student.Developer tools
Make any website multilingual and manage your translations through a single platform.
Benefit: Free 1-year Pro Plan giving you access to unlimited languages + up to 200k translated words.Infrastructure & APIs Developer tools
Metrics, dunning, and engagement tools for SaaS & subscription businesses.
Benefit: Get Baremetrics for free up to $2.5k Monthly Recurring Revenue while you are a student.Marketing
An integrated modelling environment for the specification and development of reactive, event-driven systems based on the concept of state machines.
Benefit: Yakindu Professional Edition free for 1 year.Learn
A cost-effective and integrated Licensing-as-a-Service (LaaS) solution for your software on any platform from Desktop to IoT and SaaS.
Benefit: Basic Plan for free while you are a student.Infrastructure & APIs
Security suite for your website - firewall, malware scanner & managed bug bounty platform.
Benefit: 6 month access to website firewall & malware scannerSecurity & analytics
Storyscript is a top-level, cloud native programming language that helps you orchestrate data flow seamlessly between microservices.
Benefit: Free access to the Business Plan for the first year.Infrastructure & APIs
A versatile uploading & encoding API to automate any file conversion.
Benefit: The Startup plan for free, including 10GB of encoding credit.Developer tools Infrastructure & APIs
Boost your database performance by automatically optimizing your SQL queries.
Benefit: Free 6-month subscription to the Basic plan.Developer tools
Build powerful web applications in Visual Studio with C# or VB.NET.
Benefit: Free Wisej Developer license plus free updates for a year.Infrastructure & APIs
The easiest way to engage your mobile & web app users via push notifications.
Benefit: Free Premium account for 6 months.Infrastructure & APIs
Log management platform that offers aggregation, monitoring, and analysis of server and application logs at any volume, from any source.
Benefit: Up to 50 GB/month of log storage with 14 day retention for one year.Security & analytics
The web developer's secret weapon: exception, uptime, and cron monitoring that's so awesome, you'll wish your site had more errors.
Benefit: Free Small account for 1 year.Security & analytics
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.
Benefit: 6 months of free website and mobile app testing.Mobile Developer tools
App Store analytics, optimization, and intelligence.
Benefit: Free access to the Grow plan for 1 year.Marketing
Localization platform that easily integrates with your code base.
Benefit: Free 6-month subscription to the Starter plan.Infrastructure & APIs Developer tools
A cloud-based translation management system built to accelerate the development of multilingual digital products.
Benefit: Phrase Lite Plan free for up to 12 months for students.Infrastructure & APIs Developer tools
We help you deliver code confidently by showing which parts of your code aren’t covered by your test suite.
Benefit: Free coverage for unlimited private repos on your personal account.Developer tools
Error, crash and performance monitoring for web and mobile apps.
Benefit: Startup Platform plan, free for one year.Security & analytics
Crowdin is a cloud-based solution that streamlines localization management.
Benefit: Bronze plan for 1 year.Productivity Infrastructure & APIs Developer tools
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