Last week, Sara Jones shared a list of sample session agendas designed to help you build your personal SAS Global Forum 2015 schedule. But what if there are other areas of interest or topics you’d like to focus on? This is the first in a series of blog posts that spotlights some of the great conference content available to you—from breakout sessions to e-posters to hands-on workshops.
If you write SAS code for a production environment, you may want to include a couple of sessions that can help you refine your programming techniques and strategies. These sessions address challenges—from beginner to advanced—that face programmers working in any language and show how to address them when programming with SAS:
1565 - Strategies for Error Handling and Program Control: Concepts
2003 - Table-Driven Programming in SAS®
2219 - Table Lookup Techniques: From the Basic to the Innovative
2220 - Are You a Control Freak? Control Your SAS® Programs – Don’t Let Them Control You!
3387 - Why Aren’t Exception Handling Routines Routine? Toward Reliably Robust Code through Increased Quality Standards in Base SAS®
2510 - SAS® Debugging 101
3003 - Tips and Tricks for SAS® Program Automation
2685 - How Do You Use Lookup Tables?
3162 - Best Practices: Subset without Getting Upset
3461 - Integrating Data and Business Rules with a Control Data Set in SAS®
3106 - The Best DATA Step Debugging Feature
3187 - Structuring your SAS® Applications for Long-Term Survival: Reproducible Methods in Base SAS® Programming
3305 - Defensive Coding by Example: Kick the Tires, Pump the Breaks, Check Your Blind Spots, and Merge Ahead!
Let me know which ones you plan to attend! Are there other topics you’d include in this list?