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SAS programming

The SAS (originally an acronym for statistical analysis system) System is an integrated system of software products (provided by the SAS Institute) that enables the programmer to perform:

In addition, SAS integrates with many SAS business solutions that enable large scale business functions such as data warehousing and data mining, human resources management and decision support, financial management and decision support, and others.

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Base SAS

The core of the SAS System is the so-called Base SAS Software, which is used to manage data. SAS procedures software analyses and reports the data. The Macro facility is a tool for extending and customizing SAS software programs and for reducing text in programs. The DATA step debugger is a programming tool that helps find logic problems in DATA step programs. The Output Delivery System (ODS) is a system that delivers output in a variety of easy-to-access formats, such as SAS data sets, listing files, or Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). The SAS windowing environment is an interactive, graphical user interface used to easily run and test SAS programs.


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