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SAS Programming and Data Visualization Techniques: A Power User’s Guide by Philip R. Holland

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CHAPTER 5

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Knit Perl and SAS Software for DIY Web Applications

If your organization develops a web-based SAS application for 30+ users, then the logical choice is to use SAS/IntrNet software, due to its speed, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. However, if your entire organization has fewer than 30 employees, is there a cost-effective alternative to SAS/IntrNet software that still allows access to SAS-based data?

The answer is yes—there are a number of possible solutions. For example, by combining a client license for Base SAS software, a web server application, a simple application dispatcher written in Perl, and a knowledge of HTML, it is ...

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