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  1. derajfast macrumors 6502a

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    i cant find the store with the developer prices on it.....i dont have a developer membership yet....do i need to purchase one first before i can see the store for developers? i log in with my developer username and click store, but then all i get are the 4 different memberships i can choose from....
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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  3. derajfast thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    ah thanks a lot man


    and the machine comes with the standard manufacturer warranty? and how do i verify my student status?
     
  4. cnakeitaro macrumors 6502

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    Of your doing the Student Developers Membership, you have to send them a current photo ID and your school schedule by fax
     
  5. derajfast thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    how do i fax them my id? scan, print, and then fax that?
     
  6. cnakeitaro macrumors 6502

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    pretty much, i would just make a copy of it with a xerox machine and then fax it
     
  7. asencif macrumors 6502

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    Discounts

    Do you guys know how much is the Student Developer Discount in comparison to the regular education discount? Thanks
     
  8. balamw Moderator

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    From the links it looks like the dev. discount is 10%, for a 17" iMac where the edu discount is $1299-$100 this translates to about $30.

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  9. cnakeitaro macrumors 6502

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    I know you can get a once in a lifetime 20% off deal. It drops the highend MB Pro to $1999 if thats what you are asking. So you save an extra $200 and I believe you save more on the upgrades as well. Looks like the only thing you don't save money on is the Applecare but you can always buy that seperately with your student discount.
     
  10. asencif macrumors 6502

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    Hmm...It looks like the Developer is more though assuming those prices on the Dev. store also applies to Students Devs.
     
  11. balamw Moderator

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    It's certainly a better deal, if you really plan to use it for development, but don't forget the additional limitations that come with that. http://developer.apple.com/membership/pdf/terms.pdf

    And the $99 to become a student developer....

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  12. asencif macrumors 6502

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    Developer use

    After reading the agreement it does have some limitations, but must one develop an app with it? I mean do they check up on that. Especially, if I'm a student and just learning how to code.
     
  13. balamw Moderator

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    Xcode is free, you can learn to code without ADC membership.

    I doubt they check, just like they for edu purchases.

    On the 2 GHz MBP you could save up to $100 off of the EDU price, even after paying $99 for the ADC membership which is starting to be worth the effort.

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  14. cnakeitaro macrumors 6502

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    If you read it, they say nothing about having to develop with it. Its a set of tools to get you started. I'm a business major and I'm signing up. Says nothing about having to have a certain major either.
     
  15. balamw Moderator

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    :confused:

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  16. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    I'm learning XCode but most of the programs I wanted to write for OS X were just written in the past month. So, I'll continue on but I'm thinking I can just pull it off with Apple Script or hammering the other programmers for features in the apps already out.
     
  17. adk macrumors 68000

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    Did I read correctly that all developer sales come with no warranty?


    Also, I noticed that some discounts are great ($500 off MBP!) and some aren't as good as the student discount (displays)
     
  18. cnakeitaro macrumors 6502

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    I don't know about no warranty, but I would be buying Applecare with it anyways, altho i would buy it seperately since its better ordering it from the Education Store.
     
  19. adk macrumors 68000

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    I don't know if buying an imac for example falls under this or not, but if it does it raises some eyebrows. Although I never considered applecare.
     
  20. cnakeitaro macrumors 6502

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    lol, i think that has to do with the software they send out
     
  21. adk macrumors 68000

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    Oh, Ok. I didn't know if items bought through the ADC store counted or not.
     
  22. asencif macrumors 6502

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    No Warranty

    I understood that as it pertaining to the materials you receive when you join the Developer connection and not Hardware purchases. Of course I would get AppleCare for a Quad, if I was to buy.
     

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