How do I get started in writing/programming in T-SQL?

I am completely confused on what T-SQL really is and how it is different from SQL and its variants. How do you guys program something using T-SQL language? I mean where do you actually ‘encode’ those T-SQL codes? In cobol I use notepad as the programming environment. Do I need to download something like that… Continue reading How do I get started in writing/programming in T-SQL?