SAS takes your word for it

Last year, 50 companies came knocking on the doors of Rotman School of Management in Canada to recruit Masters of Business Administration (MBA) grads with SAS skills. This year, Rotman partnered with SAS to offer SAS Programming to interested candidates. Last Sunday, I had the amazing opportunity to teach SAS […]

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Jedi SAS Tricks - These aren't the labels...

In the first Star Wars movie, Obi-wan uses Jedi mind tricks to convince the stormtroopers that the droids they see are not the droids they're looking for.  A colleague at SAS passed along a question from a SAS user where the column labels they were seeing were NOT the labels […]

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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: Read a SAS data set

In this video, you learn how to use a SET statement in the DATA step to read a SAS data set using Base SAS. The DATA step is a very powerful tool for data manipulation. You can watch more video tutorials by visiting: support.sas.com/training/tutorial/. To learn more about the SAS […]

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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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