Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 10:31:47 -0700
Reply-To: Reeza <fkhurshed@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: Reeza <fkhurshed@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Newbie - SAS starting points
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On Jun 26, 10:10 am, Q...@domain.invalid wrote:
> I am new to SAS but have a programming background in Perl and C++.
> I've just read and paraphrased the 'base_lrdictionary_9858.pdf'.
> At this point im having real difficulty understanding the structure
> and flow of the language; as well as scoping within SAS.
> (no suprise since ive only read a couple manuals so far)
> What I would like is a suggestion or two on proceeding with SAS studies.
> Have a good book to recommend? Perhaps an important piece of code that
> is well worth studying? Any useful websites I should add to my bookmarks?
> Thank you for any help which you may be able to provide.
The SAS training manuals from ...SAS :).
It's a bit different than C++ the thing to remember is that every data
step is a implicit loop, and SAS processes line by line rather than a
whole block of data at once.
Or so I remember being told.