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Start your career as a web developer with GitHub education, you’ll receive many tools and free premium subscriptions to kick-start your career.
GitHub Student pack lets you do what whatever you want in this internet world but you need to be a student and smart enough to handle this tools.
along with other tools, you’ll also get a web development course with one-month subscriptions from Flatiron Schools Worth 149$ but you’ll get this for free for the first month it is a free one-month membership to Community-Powered Bootcamp: a proven online Web Development course with a curated community of learners. If you want to continue with the course you need to pay 149$ for each month.
This is not over yet.
Apart from Flatiron Schools one-month Subscriptions for Community-Powered Bootcamp, you’ll also get another Web development Course from Thinkful. Here y
With these two courses, you can learn almost everything about web development, you’ll also get feedback help from the developers and learners at Flatiron Schools and Thinkful for your work.
Below, I explained all about GitHub Student pack Continue reading because you may get new ideas on what to do with your GitHub Student pack.
About GitHub Student Pack.
GitHub student pack consists of 25 tools some tools are free as long as you are a student and some are free for one or two years.
the first benefit you get from GitHub Student Pack is Algolia a search API.
And the Benefit is 100K records and 1 million operations for 1 year for free. If you normally need this without GitHub education pack you need to pay 149$/month i.e 149(12 months) = 1788 dollars.
How Algolia works:
If any user searches anything on your website like for example if you have an online store and user search for a product on your website the search term will query through Algolia and searches for a relevant item on your site and provide search results for the user.
If you are planning to put a online store this tool is very useful to you.
The second tool you get is an advanced text editor. it is an opensource editor for writing your code and commit it on git or GitHub repo.
3. AWS Educate(Amazon Web Services)
This is one of the most valuable tool in GitHub education. With this tool, you’ll get a credit of 110 $ for your AWS(Amazon Web Services) account. To get this feature activated on your email account you need to get an AWS account and AWS educate. You need to be very cautious while creating an account on AWS educate because you may face errors.
This tool is very important for those who want to host their website on cloud servers.
With GitHub education, the benefit you get is a business 3 plan which usually costs 49$ a month but you get this free for one year.
With Business 3 plan you can install three cloud servers on your Bitnami account for free but you need a cloud account like AWS(Amazon Web Services) or Google Cloud.
So, you may now understand why AWS educate is important for you with AWS and Bitnami together you can host your site on a cloud server.
The fifth tool you get is Carto. it’s an opensource software which provide GIS and Mapping tools to view in a web browser
The benefit you get is full access to Carto with account upgrades and with increased database storage, real-time data, free location data service credit and other premium features for two years.
Carto enables you to create maps with the data you provide to Carto database
all you need to do is import a map data and a resource data like forest data or population data or food data with these two data files Carto will create a map you given as map data and populates the map areas with the resource data you uploaded.
CrowdFlower is now turned into figureEight. Crowd flower/Figure Eight is a crowd sourcing platform. Figure Eight provides AI based services for you
The benefit you get is full access to figure eight platform. With figure eight you can create a structured text, image, audio and video data.
The benefit you get is a pro account free with 10 servers for 2 years.
Data Dog is a cloud-based infrastructure monitoring system with DataDog you can monitor your cloud software’s and services like AWS, Apache, Nginx etc
Digital Ocean is an another Cloud Hosting platform for developers it is a simple and easy platform to host your website or app
the benefit you get from GitHub student pack is a 50$ credit on your digital ocean account when you signup using the unique link. Provided in the GitHub Education dashboard.
9. Flatiron School
The 9th tool you get is Flatiron School’s one month subscription to a Community Powered BootCamp worth 149 $, here you can learn about web development.
11. GitHub Desktop
13. GitKraken Glo
The benefit you get for sentry is 5,00,000 events/month with unlimited projects and members while you are a student
Sentry helps you to track errors in your language, frameworks and library.
Stripe is used for Payment gateway for your online store or any other online payments
The benefit you get for using Stripe is $ 1000 first transaction charges are waived i.e you will not be charged for any transaction fee on using Stripe for the first 1000 $ transactions.
But the sad news is Stripe is not available in all the countries. So, you need to wait for Stripe to come into country if you are not in the country that stripe accepts payments
Taplytics is the 21st tool you get on GitHub student Developer Pack, the benefit you get is complete access to Taplytics for testing your mobile apps. You’ll get unlimited access to the platform for 6 months.
Taplytics is an A/B testing software on which you test your app by experimenting your app to know which one works perfectly.
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The 23rd tool you get from your GitHub student developer pack is Transifex, with T
The benefit you get is 1-year free subscription to Transifex with a starter plan which usually costs $99/month, you’ll get 50,000 hosted words, unlimited projects, and access to translation partners to bring your software to a global market from the start.
24. Travis CI
Travis CI is a tool to test your software hosted on GitHub, while you are a student you can make private builds at Travis CI usually it costs 69$/month to test or make private builds.
25. Unreal Engine 4
The very last tool and best tool of all is the Unreal Engine 4. The benefit you get from Unreal Engine 4 by GitHub Education is.
Free to you Unreal Engine 4 as long as you are a student.
with this benefit, you get develop Games for Computer, Console, Mobile, Web and VR. So make sure that your PC can handle this Software.
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