Video: Writing packages: A new way to distribute and use SAS/IML programs


My presentation at SAS Global Forum 2016 was titled "Writing Packages: A New Way to Distribute and Use SAS/IML Programs." The paper was published in the conference proceedings several months ago, but I recently recorded a short video that gives an overview of using and creating packages in SAS/IML 14.1:

If your browser does not support embedded video, you can go directly to the video on YouTube.

I'm excited about the opportunities that packages provide. Every year hundreds of scholarly papers are published that use SAS/IML, and I hope that future authors will adopt packages as a standard way to share their work with others.

If you prefer to read about packages, I've written two short introductory blog posts:

For complete details about how to create a package, see the "Packages" chapter of the SAS/IML User's Guide.


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Rick Wicklin

Distinguished Researcher in Computational Statistics

Rick Wicklin, PhD, is a distinguished researcher in computational statistics at SAS and is a principal developer of SAS/IML software. His areas of expertise include computational statistics, simulation, statistical graphics, and modern methods in statistical data analysis. Rick is author of the books Statistical Programming with SAS/IML Software and Simulating Data with SAS.

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