Three reasons to learn SAS macro facility

People tend to think of the SAS macro facility as something to tackle when you’ve reached ‘advanced programmer’ status. But macro programming can be easy to learn, and it allows you to work faster and more effectively. Here are three reasons why you should consider learning the macro facility, even […]

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SAS author's tip: Specifying a hash iterator object

Michele Burlew is the author of several highly regarded SAS books including her most recent SAS Hash Object Programming Made Easy. This week, I've selected a short excerpt from her latest book to share with our readers. If you like this week's free excerpt, be sure to visit Michele Burlew's […]

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SAS author's tip: Understanding how SAS stores hash objects in memory

This week's SAS tip is from Michele Burlew and her latest book SAS Hash Object Programming Made Easy. Michele is the author of several extremely helpful SAS books. Visit her author page to read free chapters and for additional bonus content. The following excerpt is from SAS Press author Michele […]

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SAS author's tip: Moving ODS output into your internet or intranet site

This week's SAS tip is from Lauren Haworth, Cynthia L. Zender, and Michele Burlew's book Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond. This example-driven book includes broad coverage of some of the best features of ODS. To learn more about the book and the authors, visit our Web catalog to read […]

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SAS author's tip: Understanding tokens

This week's SAS tip is from Michele Burlew and her book SAS Macro Programming Made Easy, Second Edition. Michele is the author of several extremely helpful SAS books. Visit her author page to learn more about her work and for additional free content. The following excerpt is from SAS Press […]

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SAS author's tip: Turning off output to the results window

This week's SAS tip is from Lauren Haworth, Cynthia L. Zender, and Michele Burlew's book Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond. This monumental guide is packed with a wide-array of techniques and examples. As SAS programmer Christine Iodice said, "This book is one-stop shopping for all your ODS needs!" […]

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SAS author's tip: Creating a data set from a hash object

This week's SAS tip is from Michele Burlew and her new book SAS Hash Object Programming Made Easy. Michele is the author of several revered user-friendly books. Be sure to take a look at the free chapter from her latest after reading this week's tip. The following excerpt is from SAS […]

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SAS author's tip: Sending ODS output to your printer

This week's SAS tip is from Lauren Haworth, Cynthia Zender, and Michele Burlew's book Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond. This mega book is packed with multiple examples that can help all levels of SAS users. If you're using ODS, take a look at these previously featured tips from the book: […]

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3 misconceptions about SAS hash objects: and why you should start using them now

Michele Burlew’s new book, SAS Hash Object Programming Made Easy takes users through the newest look-up technique from SAS, one that has many still shaking their heads. “Not many DATA step programmers have used hash objects much,” Burlew says. “They seem scary because they operate a little differently from the SAS […]

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SAS author's tip: Building a macro program in 4 steps

This week's SAS tip comes from Michele Burlew and her book SAS Macro Programming Made Easy, Second Edition. Michele is the accomplished author of  7 SAS Press books and a much-respected SAS expert. You can learn more about Michele and read a free chapter from each of her books here. And if you like […]

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