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Tips:Compile a Java program with PROC GROOVY
Did you know that PROC GROOVY can compile and run Java code inside a SAS program?
There are many useful examples of Java (and Groovy) code on the net, so you don't have to learn a new language to get new functionality in SAS.
For example, paste this Java code into a a PROC GROOVY submit block, run it, and you will see a directory listing in your SAS log. This is a trivial example, but there are thousands more examples out there!
PROC GROOVY is available starting in SAS 9.3. Check out the following links:
- PROC GROOVY Documentation.
- The paper An overview and additional documentation for the Groovy language.
- A user paper Writing a Useful Groovy Program When All You Know about Groovy Is How to Spell It.