How to get Power Apps for development for free #StudentEdition

Published Jun 28 2022 01:59 PM 917 Views
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Can you use the Microsoft Power Platform for development for free as a student? Why not! and here is how.

 

But before that, who should use power platform?

  • "Business User" - Creator/consumer of data reports & dashboards,
  • "Code-First Developers" - Coder interested in building applications for consumption in the low-code environment, i.e. You can build custom APIs to connect to data sources, collaborate on low code solutions directly on your IDE
  • "Citizen Developer" - Interested individual in application development with no computer science background, i.e., Build customized applications using drag-drop capabilities

The Power Apps Developer Plan provides you with a free developer account to build and test your apps, with access to Power Apps, Power Automate & Dataverse

 

Pre-requisites

School email backed up with Azure Active Directory.

 

* If you are a current Visual Studio Dev Essentials user, you can access the Power Apps Developer plan from the benefit's page as shown below.

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Step 1: Navigate to Power Apps Developer Plan and click Get Started free

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Step 2: Use your active work/School email address

 

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Enter a valid school/work email address. 

Note: If your school email is blocked from accessing the developer plan and you need an email to work with, join the Microsoft 365 Developer Program and get a free username@domain.onmicrosoft.com email. See how to sign up for a M365 Developer Account here

 

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Select your country and add phone number, then Finish

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... And you are in! Get started on your power App today!

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Follow the power platform user group Kenya for additional updates on what you can achieve using the power platform.

~ Cheers!

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