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SAS Programming for Enterprise Guide Users, Second Edition by Neil Constable

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Chapter 1. Why Do I Need to Write Code?

  • Introduction 2

  • A Brief History of SAS 2

    • SAS: A Complete Programming Language 2

    • SAS Enterprise Guide: A Graphical User Interface for SAS 4

    • So How Does SAS Enterprise Guide Work? 5

  • Examples of Enhancing the Generated Code 8

  • Examples of Writing Your Own Code 11

  • Summary 12

Introduction

This introductory chapter looks at what SAS is and how SAS Enterprise Guide fits into the overall SAS product set. It then explores with a few examples some of the effects that can be achieved by adding small amounts of code to SAS Enterprise Guide tasks.

This book assumes a good working knowledge of SAS Enterprise Guide and familiarity with basic SAS concepts such as tables, libraries, naming standards, SAS formats, and SAS functions. ...

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