Microsoft announces a new free subscription of Visual Studio “Visual Studio Dev Essentials” on it’s developers event Connect(); //2015 held on November 18, 2015 in New York.
It is a very vast subscription that is available free for the developers. The new free subscription is supposed to offer “everything developers need to create applications on any device or operating system, using their technology of choice.”
The Dev Essential subscription includes
Visual Studio Community
A full featured, extensible IDE to develop windows, android and iOS applications. Get great IntelliSense, easy code navigation, fast builds, and quick deployment. Visual Studio increases your productivity and makes it easy to do your work alone or as part of a larger team.
Visual Studio Code
A modern lightweight, powerful, streamlined code editor for Windows, Linux and Mac, with power full debugging and IntelliSense. Connect to git and more.
Azure App Services (Free Plan)
App Service brings together everything you need to create web and mobile apps for any platform and any device. The Free and Shared (preview) plans allow you to host your apps in a shared environment, while Basic, Standard, and Premium plans provide Virtual Machines dedicated to your plan. You can host multiple apps and domains in each instance you deploy within your plan.