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How to send a text message with SAS

A colleague approached me with this very important business problem: Every Friday at SAS HQ, SAS cafe staff provides ... Read More

Using Jupyter and SAS together with SAS University Edition

A few months ago I shared the news about Jupyter notebook support for SAS. If you have SAS for Linux, ... Read More

How to publish to a Slack channel with SAS

Slack is a tremendously popular app for team collaboration. At its core, it's an open messaging app that allows team ... Read More

Build your Pokémon library using SAS and the Pokéapi

Today is #EmbraceYourGeekness day, and you are either reveling in this new crazy town inhabited by Pokémon GO, or you ... Read More

How to read the contents of a file into a SAS macro variable

I've been working on a SAS program that can add content to the SAS Support Communities (more on that in ... Read More

Video: Demonstrating the new features in SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1

Would you like to see the latest features of SAS Enterprise Guide in action? Of course you would! That's why ... Read More

Assign a SAS library to a different path depending on your OS

One thing that we have a lot of at SAS: installations of SAS software that we can run. I have ... Read More

How SAS Support Communities can expedite your tech support experience

SAS Technical Support has earned a wonderful reputation for being friendly, knowledgeable, and thorough. Every customer that I talk to ... Read More

Tell SAS to read a database field as CHAR instead of INT or BIGINT

Yesterday a frustrated SAS user complained on Twitter. He's working with a database that stores an ID field as a ... Read More

Copy McCopyface and the new naming revolution

As a parent of children who love books, I can tell you that there is something humorous about taking a ... Read More