5
Dec

Jedi SAS Tricks: Pattern Search in DS2

Finding a pattern like a phone number or national ID number embedded in text can be difficult and time consuming. The traditional DATA step has a family of functions (collectively referred to as PRX functions) that allow using Perl regular expressions in your SAS programs to make pattern search easier. [...]

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28
Aug

Learn SAS from wherever you are: Live Web classes go global

My daughter is a junior in high school, and for almost every semester she’s taken an online course as part of her studies. This semester she’s taking Spanish 3, an advanced level course where every word of instruction is spoken in Spanish. Each morning she joins the class from our [...]

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24
Aug

Learn neural networks and more at Analytics Experience 2017

What’s your favorite time of day?  For me, it’s the morning with a cup of coffee, just as the sun starts to appear on the horizon, emitting a pleasant warm glow.  My least favorite part of the day?  Mornings without coffee when that same big ball of light makes a [...]

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10
May

Explaining analytics: On craftsmanship

In the Tuscan hilltop village of Montepulciano, a tourist can visit the shop of Coppersmith Cesare Mazzetti. But Mazzetti is not just running his family’s traditional business, he’s demonstrating all the qualities of a historic craftsman.  The visitor may see him work and have him show you photographs of some of [...]

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8
Mar

Transitioning from programming in SAS 9 to SAS Viya

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts to help current SAS programmers add SAS Viya to their analytics skillset. In this post, SAS instructors Stacey Syphus and Marc Huber introduce you to the new Transitioning from Programming in SAS 9 to SAS Viya video library, designed to show SAS programmers [...]

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2
Mar

Modern learners meet modern training at SAS Global Forum 2017

Word on the proverbial technology street is that online learning is ideal for modern learners, and, at SAS, we wholeheartedly agree. In 2016, more the 80,000 SAS users trained in an online or blending learning format. In 2017, we kicked off the year with the announcement of our new SAS [...]

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1
Mar

New practice exam options for SAS Global Certification

A common request we receive about SAS Global Certification practice exams is to make them as close as possible to the actual exams so that future test takers get a more accurate feel for the overall exam experience. Good news. Our new practice exams come as close to the “real thing” [...]

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29
Dec

SAS Jedi Christmas - SAS 9.4 M4 DS2 Do Loop Upgrade

This SAS Jedi is very excited about the SAS 9.4 M4 release, which brought many wonderful gifts just in time for Christmas. So in the interest of extending the Christmas spirit, I'm going to blog about some of my favorites! I've long loved the SAS DO statement variant which allows […]

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20
Oct

Which SAS course should I choose?

As an instructor for SAS, I receive a wide variety of queries before, during and after delivering my courses. Most frequently, I am asked questions such as: Should I learn SAS programming or a point and click tool instead? I know lots of code, should I go straight to the […]

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28
Sep

SAS & bugs & rock & roll

SAS Programming Professionals, SAS & bugs & rock & roll? But, of course! SAS Because of its amazing versatility, SAS is indisputably the greatest software package currently in use anywhere within the Milky Way Galaxy.  Can SAS input every type of flat file imaginable?  Yes!  Can SAS read and write […]

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