Free Developer Sandbox Server from PEER 1
Working on that next revolutionary Web application? Online IT infrastructure
provider PEER 1 Network has partnered with Microsoft to offer 50 free developer
sandbox servers for a 30-day trial. If you're a Web developer interested in
gaining full control to a powerful collection of Microsoft website development
applications (pre-loaded into the sandbox server and connected to PEER 1's
extensive online network infrastructure) in a dedicated server environment, now
is your chance.
“We are pleased to offer this great program that meets the needs of developers who want to explore new applications and ensure that they work well before exposing them in a production environment,” said Robert Miggins, vice president of business development for PEER 1. “With the sandbox servers we give developers the platform and tools they require to build applications, test, and deploy, all with a seamless experience.”
The developer sandbox supports IIS 6, .ASP.NET 2.0 and PHP 5 and provides the following design and management tools:
- Microsoft® Expression® Studio: Expression Studio includes Expression Blend, Expression Web, and Expression Design - The professional design tools and innovative technologies in Expression Studio give you the flexibility and freedom to bring your vision to reality.
- Microsoft Visual Studio Express Editions: Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition and Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition – This is the ideal tool for productively building object-oriented applications for Windows on the .NET Framework.
- Microsoft Silverlight: A cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of media experiences and rich interactive applications (RIAs) for the Web
- Microsoft SQL Server Standard 2005: This tool contains features
that will help your team develop data applications in a fraction of the
time, helping to drive data to the corners of your business.