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Need tips to program better on SAS

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Need tips to program better on SAS

Hey guys!

 

i'm doing some documentation about good programming practice, and I wanted you to tell me things that cant be missing in this document. I'm counting on u thanks!

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Re: Need tips to program better on SAS

Posted in reply to isapolinski

Hi,

 

  • One this I really believe is "Practice makes man perfect". 
  • Use free resources like SAS University Edition, Explore SAS Documentation, SAS Webinars and SAS Papers.
  • Meet group of programmers online.
  • Learn from others mistakes.
  • Always look for multiple ways of doing a task. 
  • Learn debugging techniques 
Thanks,
Suryakiran
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Re: Need tips to program better on SAS

Posted in reply to isapolinski

Check the maxims.

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Maxims of Maximally Efficient SAS Programmers
How to convert datasets to data steps
How to post code
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Re: Need tips to program better on SAS

Posted in reply to isapolinski

Search LexJansen.com 

 

This is a repository of user papers and has a ton going back pretty far. 

There are many papers on this topic, make sure to search backwards in time - best practices in 2008 are not the same as today Smiley Happy

 

 

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