Professional SAS Programmer's Pocket Reference

Overview

A compact reference book for SAS software users, with descriptions of SAS language syntax, base SAS routines, options, and other essential information. The book starts with a brief introduction to SAS programming that may be sufficient to get computer-savvy college students and professional computer programmers started with SAS programming. The book's reference material is organized to make looking up information as quick as possible, to make all kinds of SAS programmers more productive. Its compact size makes it...
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Overview

A compact reference book for SAS software users, with descriptions of SAS language syntax, base SAS routines, options, and other essential information. The book starts with a brief introduction to SAS programming that may be sufficient to get computer-savvy college students and professional computer programmers started with SAS programming. The book's reference material is organized to make looking up information as quick as possible, to make all kinds of SAS programmers more productive. Its compact size makes it especially convenient for consultants and students.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781891957185
  • Publisher: Breakfast Communications Corporation
  • Publication date: 9/12/2011
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 849,157
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Rick Aster became widely known as a SAS programming expert with the publication of Professional SAS Programming Secrets in 1991. Since then, he has gone on to write more books and audiocassettes on SAS programming than anyone else. He lives in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and spends much of his time consulting and teaching in the Philadelphia area.
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Table of Contents

1. System overview
2. Programming
3. General rules
4. Global statements
5. Data step statements
6. Proc step statements
7. Expressions
8. Macro language
9. System options
10. Files
11. Descriptive statistics
12. Display manager
13. Informats
14. Formats
15. Functions
16. CALL routines
17. Base SAS procs
18. Products
Appendix
SAS words
Index
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