Getting Started in Visual Basic .NET
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET in one of the managed programming languages that is supported by the common runtime library in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET. Many of the samples in this documentation are written in Visual Basic .NET.
References and Imports
After you have started the Visual Studio project, you must add references to the SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) assemblies. Then, import the required namespaces so that your program can recognize the SMO types.