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Hi Everyone,


As many of you know, my team builds SAS Apps and part of our work involves building out open-source tooling and products that are complementary to the SAS Stack.


The majority of SAS Apps are built on SAS 9 (Stored Process Server) and SAS Viya (Job Execution Service).  If you are running Base SAS, your traditional options would SAS/AF and SAS/Intrnet - but it would be unwise to build new apps on these, as the work would be 'throwaway' in the case of migration / modernisation.

"Server" is the latest addition to the
SASjs family. It provides a NodeJS wrapper over regular Base SAS, with the following functionalities:


  • Ability to store files in a logical folder (aka "SASjs Drive")
  • Ability to run SAS code (aka "SASjs Studio")
  • A REST API with embedded Swagger docs
  • Integration with SASjs CLI and Adapter
  • Session Manager for responsiveness
  • Authentication (choice of provider)

The video below shows how you can download and launch SASjs Server on a Windows Desktop, clone the React Seed App, compile / build / deploy both frontend and backend, and finally - interact with the app interface. All within 5 minutes. The best bit - if you build apps on this framework, you have complete compatibility for any future migration to SAS 9 EBI or SAS Viya. The code is open source, you are free to work with it yourselves - or, for more rapid progress, you can also engage our team to kick-start your SAS App Development project.




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