Quick solutions, techniques, and strategies for getting the most out of the SAS System make this the perfect resource for busy SAS users and programmers. Now updated for versions 6.08-6.10, this best-selling toolkit provides all of the book's routines on a handy, ready-to-use disk.Rick Aster and Rhena Seidman share clever, little-known programming tips and secrets they've perfected during years of SAS programming and consulting. The right and wrong ways to do things, ways to facilitate complicated tasks, and the tricks of SAS pros can all be found in this book, with a programmer's perspective no other book provides.
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Program like a pro by mastering little-known SAS tips and techniques! Regardless of your level of skill or experience, you'll be operating like a pro after reading this highly acclaimed guide to SAS application development-updated for versions 6.08-6.10. Packed with ingenious tips, techniques, and strategies, Professional SAS Programming Secrets provides you with a collection of time-tested SAS programming methods, as well as hundreds of ready-to-use code routines. Rick Aster and Rhena Seidman-longtime SAS developers and consultants who have programmed some of the largest databases in the U.S.-reveal clever programming secrets they have perfected over the years and offer essential coverage of: Observation loops; Programming for efficiency; Memory and management; Word wrap; Undocumented SAS features; Report writing techniques; Structures, unions, and bitfields; Binary file programming; Data security and encryption; Macro programming. Source code included on handy, ready-to-use disk!
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Book Description Computing Mcgraw-Hill, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11007913095X