Windows Media Services 9 Series SDK
This documentation describes the Microsoft® Windows Media® Services 9 Series Software Development Kit (SDK). This SDK is a powerful automation-based Application Programming Interface (API) designed for anyone who wants to develop a Windows Media Services 9 Series application. With this SDK, a developer using C++, C#, Microsoft Visual Basic®, Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, or a scripting language can programmatically manage a Windows Media server to send digital media content to clients on both unicast and multicast-enabled networks.
The Windows Media Services 9 Series SDK is part of the Platform SDK and is one of the main components of the Microsoft Windows Media 9 Series SDK. Other components include the Windows Media Format 9 Series SDK, the Windows Media Encoder 9 Series SDK, and the Windows Media Player 9 Series SDK.
To download the Windows Media Services 9 Series SDK, see the Windows Media Downloads Web page.
This documentation includes the following sections.
|About the Windows Media Services SDK||Discusses the major components of the SDK. These include a server object model, plug-ins, playlists, and publishing points. This section also identifies the differences between the previous and latest releases of the Windows Media Services SDK.|
|Scenarios||Identifies common streaming media scenarios and points the developer to relevant sections of the documentation.|
|Programming Guide||Discusses how you can use the Windows Media Services 9 Series SDK to manage a Windows Media server, configure the system plug-ins included with the SDK, create custom plug-ins, and program playlists.|
|Programming Reference||Provides reference information for all the interfaces, objects, enumeration types, and structures exposed by the Windows Media Services 9 Series SDK.|
|Glossary||Defines terms used in the SDK documentation.|