SAS tutorials: Filter and sort data in SAS

These two tutorial videos will show you how to filter and sort data in Base SAS. In this first video, you will learn to use a WHERE statement in Base SAS to filter or subset SAS data. Data sets can be very large and filtering data enables you to select […]

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SAS tutorial: View and read a SAS data set

These two videos will show you how to view and read a SAS data set in Base SAS. Viewing the data set helps you become more familiar with the data before you start working with it.   Once you master it, you will realize that the DATA step is a […]

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Look what Santa has for lazy programmers

On any given day, on an average, good programmers spend maybe about 10-20% of their time writing code. And the remaining 90% thinking, researching, and experimenting to find the best design. With so much thinking time, they need every bit of help to reduce the amount of typing time. Not-so-good […]

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Jedi SAS Tricks - DS2 gives you more to LIKE

I've been a busy Jedi the last few months and have spent the bulk of my non-teaching days learning new Jedi SAS tricks to share with you. The finishing touches are going on to our brand-new, one and a half day DS2 Programming: Essentials class. It's rolling out on December 16 […]

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Read what you need

With the pervasiveness of mobile devices, being able to read while “on the go” has been easier than ever. How many times have you found yourself in a situation where you pass the time waiting by reading something on your phone/iPad/tablet etc? With eBooks on my iPad, I find that […]

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e-Courses have gone mobile so you can too! Try the new e-Courses and register for a free IPad® at SAS Global Forum

We’ve gone mobile so you can too. Come see us at SAS Global Forum  and be one of the first to try our new e-Courses on the tablet!  SAS Programming 1 and SAS Programming 2, soon available on your tablet devices, also feature free access to the SAS Practice editor […]

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Jedi SAS Tricks: Finding Tattoine with DS2

NASA's Kepler mission has discovered a world where two suns set over the horizon instead of just one. The planet, called Kepler-16b, is the most "Tatooine-like" planet yet found in our galaxy." While catching up on my reading, this article from NASA's Kepler project fired my imagination! At last, perhaps, […]

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SAS training students talked, and we listened

“Speak and you shall be heard.”  Well… our students spoke, and we listened!  SAS Education is always striving to improve the training we deliver, and one of the most important ways we do this is by taking the time to listen to our students. Over the past several months, our […]

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Time to trade in your jalopy macro?

Suppose you have an old jalopy that's perfectly reliable.  Your jalopy gets you where you wanna go: no frills; no drama. Do you trade your old wheels in for a racecar that accelerates like crazy and corners like it's on rails? Or stick with what's old and comfortable?   Your choice […]

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How to send an email from SAS to members of a distribution list

In your organization, are you prevented from using the email alias of a distribution list (e.g. groupname@comp.domain.com), and would therefore like to extract the list recipients into a flat file to loop through/use the SAS Enterprise Miner functions, etc. to send the mail? This question was recently asked by a […]

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