Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 00:23:23 -0500
Reply-To: Arthur Tabachneck <art297@ROGERS.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Arthur Tabachneck <art297@ROGERS.COM>
Subject: Re: GUI interface for SAS code
Of posts I recall seeing on the list just over the last couple of years,
minimally Joe Whitehurst uses it, as do Richard DeVenezia, Randy Herbison,
Deborah Testa, Satish Kottamasu, Andrianarivo Ramamonjy, Ken Barz, Jeff
Voeller, Rob Workman, Dave Scocca, Paul Walker, Andrew Clapson, you, I and
probably many more.
On Thu, 23 Dec 2010 04:36:56 +0000, firstname.lastname@example.org <goladin@GMAIL.COM>
>i am glad to hear that. Most people i know do not use af. My current
correspondent on af is Phil Holland.
>From: Arthur Tabachneck
>Sent: 23/12/2010 12:25:12
>To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU; Murphy Choy
>Subject: Re: GUI interface for SAS code
>I think that a lot more of us use AF for such applications than anyone
>(outside of SAS-L) is willing to admit. While SAS is clearly pushed
>internet, an now integrated technologies as replacements, I still think
>AF is the best still for certain such applications.
>As for why you haven't seen many papers on it, papers have to be accepted
>before you get to see them. As observed from a number of last week's
>there are a number of good non-papers that we won't get to see at this
>On Thu, 23 Dec 2010 04:11:50 +0000, email@example.com <goladin@GMAIL.COM>
>>Well I have been 'told' that it is ancient stuffs. Been called a SAS dino
>and freak because I use it. Honestly, i have not seen many papers on it
>>From: Arthur Tabachneck
>>Sent: 23/12/2010 12:11:29
>>Subject: Re: GUI interface for SAS code
>>Since Murphy called AF ancient, I can't resist. Rather than looking at
>>'ancient' SAS internet, you might want to look into SAS integration
>>technologies. See, e.g.,
>>On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 22:24:13 -0500, Vijayan Sundaram <vijchid@GMAIL.COM>
>>>In my office we use Base SAS for number crunching, data manipulation,
>>>cleaning and data QC. We are exploring the option of creating GUI
>>>for some of our processes.
>>>Currently we don't have SAS server and we work mainly with PC SAS in
>>>environment. We just need interfaces so that these processes can be run
>>>people without any SAS knowledge. What options do we have?