This section describes how to program SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) in Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft Visual C# .NET, and Microsoft Visual C++.
|Getting Started in Visual Basic .NET||Provides information on how to start writing an SMO program in Visual Basic .NET|
|Getting Started in Visual C# .NET||Provides information on how to start writing an SMO program in Visual C# .NET|
SMO is a .NET assembly. To program by using the Microsoft .NET Framework, you must choose a language that is supported by the common language runtime. In the SMO reference, there is syntax for managed languages such as Visual Basic .NET and Visual C# .NET.