This week's SAS tip is from Kirk Lafler and his book PROC SQL: Beyond the Basics Using SAS. A SAS user since 1979, Kirk often takes his expertise on the road and is a frequent speaker at SAS conferences. He's also currently working on a second edition of the book. If
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This first SAS tip of 2013 comes from the illustrious Ron Cody and his bestselling book Learning SAS by Example: A Programmer's Guide. I hope you'll find this excerpt helpful- as well as all of our future weekly tips on this blog. Here's to a great year! The following excerpt is from SAS Press
This week's SAS tip is from Phil Mason and his ever-popular book In the Know...SAS Tips and Techniques From Around the Globe, Second Edition. In a review, SAS user Ian Whitlock said "Phil Mason is the grand master in the art of the SAS software tip." It was definitely difficult picking just one excerpt to
This week's SAS tip is from Susan Slaughter and Lora Delwiche's bestselling The Little SAS Book for Enterprise Guide 4.2. Susan and Lora are revered in the user community. And their work continues to help SAS users throughout the world. I hope you'll also find value in this week's excerpt. The following excerpt is from
This week's SAS tip is from Barry de Ville and his book Decision Trees for Business Intelligence and Data Mining: Using SAS Enterprise Miner. Barry is a technical and analytical consultant at SAS. To learn more about Barry and his forthcoming new edition of the book, following this week's excerpt, visit his author
This week's tip is from Professor Willbann D. Terpening and his book Statistical Analysis for Business Using JMP. If you're intrigued by the following excerpt, visit Terpening's author page for additional bonus book content. And take a look at his previously featured tip The Student t-distribution, on this blog: The following excerpt is from
This week's SAS tip is from A. John Bailer and his book Statistical Programming in SAS. A Fellow of the American Statistical Association, John has been using SAS for 30 years. His expertise clearly comes through in his book. The following excerpt is from SAS Press author John Bailer and his book "Statistical Programming in SAS"
This week's SAS tip comes from Frederick Pratter and his book Web Development with SAS by Example, Third Edition. Frederick's book contains a wealth of good information, including the following excerpt. The following excerpt is from SAS Press author Frederick Pratter and his book "Web Development with SAS by Example,
This week's SAS tip is from Don Henderson and his book Building Web Applications with SAS/IntrNet. A SAS user since 1975, Don was one of the original developers for the SAS/IntrNet Application Dispatcher. The following excerpt is from SAS Press author Don Henderson and his book "Building Web Applications with SAS/IntrNet: A Guide to the
Manfred Kiefer is a Globalization Specialist for SAS and the author of SAS Encoding: Understanding the Details. This week's tip is from his new book. In a review, Edwin Hart said "This book provides a very readable description of a topic that has long needed exposure: Why do my characters get
This week's SAS tip comes from superstar blogger Rick Wicklin and his book Statistical Programming with SAS/IML Software. You can learn more about Rick, read user reviews of his book and a free chapter, as well as sign up to receive notification of availability of his forthcoming book Simulating Data with SAS --by visiting his author page.
SAS users world-wide have turned to Susan Slaughter, Lora Delwiche, and The Little SAS Book to learn SAS programming. This week's SAS tip is from their bestselling fourth edition of the book (the fifth edition is now available for preorder). Whichever version of The Little SAS Book you use, you'll benefit from the friendly
This week's SAS tip is from master user Phil Holland and his popular book Saving Time and Money Using SAS. If you're not yet familiar with Phil and his extensive work in the user community, start out by visiting his author page. If you're on LinkedIn, look for him on SAS Professional Forum
This week's SAS tip comes from Peter Westfall, Randall Tobias, and Russell Wolfinger and their book Multiple Comparisons and Multiple Tests Using SAS, Second Edition. If you're interested in this topic, additional bonus content includes a free chapter from the book. The following excerpt is from SAS Press authors Peter Westfall, Randall Tobias,
In honor of the 2012 Olympics, this week’s SAS tip is from award-winning UK author Phil Mason and his book In the Know...SAS Tips and Techniques from Around the Globe, Second Edition. SAS user Ron Fehd proclaimed Phil Mason "one of the SAS user community's famous creative tinkerers--the SAS user version
If you're using JMP, please read on. This week's tip is from Professor Robert Carver and his popular book Practical Data Analysis with JMP. To read a free chapter and reviews of the book, visit Robert's author page. The following excerpt is from SAS Press author Robert Carver and his book "Practical Data Analysis with JMP" Copyright ©
If you communicate with an international audience, this tip is for you. John Kohl is a gifted linguistic engineer, technical writer and editor, and author of the award-winning The Global English Style Guide: Writing Clear, Translatable Documentation for a Global Market. At the beginning of the book, John introduces The Cardinal
This week's SAS tip comes from Michele Burlew and her book SAS Macro Programming Made Easy, Second Edition. Michele is the accomplished author of 7 SAS Press books and a much-respected SAS expert. You can learn more about Michele and read a free chapter from each of her books here. And if you like
This week's %NLINMIX macro tips come from the esteemed authors of SAS for Mixed Models, Second Edition. Ramon C. Littell, George A. Milliken, Walter W. Stroup, Russell D. Wolfinger, and Oliver Schabenberger combined their expertise to write this indispensable guide. This 800 page book has made a big impact in the user community
This week's SAS tip features scatterplots of ice cream data. Geoff Der and Brain Everitt and their book Basic Statistics Using SAS Enterprise Guide offer up many intriguing examples. Besides analyzing ice cream consumption, the authors use heights and resting pulse rates, horse race winners, and brain tumors to illustrate statistical techniques. Emphasizing the practical
This week's tip comes from SAS powerhouse Art Carpenter and his book Carpenter's Complete Guide to the SAS REPORT Procedure. SAS user Kim LeBouton called this book "the single best resource for PROC REPORT." And in his review, SAS user Charles Patridge said "This is a must-have book if you are a SAS
Remarkably, this week's tip was initially inspired by the Guinness Brewery in Dublin, Ireland. In his new book Statistical Analysis for Business Using JMP, Professor Willbann Terpening provides lots of useful information - including the origin and usage of the Student t-distribution. If you'd like to get to know Willbann and
This week's tip comes from Ron Cody - SAS author and expert extraordinaire. Ron's written several bestselling SAS Press books including his latest SAS Statistics by Example. If you haven't taken a look at Ron's extensive work, I'd invite you to visit his author page. You can read a free chapter from each of
This week's SAS tip on writing LSMEANS statements comes from the big spring-green book A Step-by-Step Approach to Using SAS for Univariate and Multivariate Statistics, Second Edition. Striking in appearance, this comprehensive guide by professors Norm O'Rourke, Larry Hatcher, and Edward J. Stepanski is a great resource for students, researchers, and data analysts.
This week's tip comes from three authors who've made a big impact within the SAS user community. Lauren Haworth, Cynthia Zender, and Michele Burlew partnered up to write Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond a couple of years ago-and their book remains a bestselling go-to guide for anyone wanting to learn more about ODS.
Neil Constable is a Principal Education Consultant at SAS in the United Kingdom, where he applies his extensive knowledge of Base SAS, SAS Enterprise Guide, and the SAS business intelligence tools. He's also the author of SAS Programming for Enterprise Guide Users, Second Edition--and this week's featured tip. You can get to know Neil
This week's SAS author's tip comes from Randy Collica and his new book Customer Segmentation and Clustering Using SAS Enterprise Miner, Second Edition. Randy, a Senior Solutions Architect for SAS, is extremely knowledgeable and approachable. In his new book, Randy uses SAS Enterprise Miner and the most commonly available techniques for customer
As SAS user Marje Fecht said "We all want a 'SAS programming assistant' to help us complete our jobs more quickly." Fecht, Senior Partner at Prowerk Consulting, then went on to say "In her book SAS Macro Programming Made Easy, Second Edition, Michele Burlew encourages us to take advantage of the SAS
This week's tip comes from Michael Raithel and his timeless book The Complete Guide to SAS Indexes. There are many superlatives that can be used to describe Michael. His enthusiasm for SAS (and life) and ability to really connect with users when sharing his expertise is inspiring. If you've attended one (or more) of Michael's many conference talks,
Robert Rutledge's book Just Enough SAS is the source of this week's SAS tip. It would be easy to turn almost any page of Robert's book into a stand-alone tip. However, today my attention was drawn to two side-by-side pages. One features a PROC GCHART pie chart (and includes a DONUT statement) and the other