10-14-2017 11:28 AM
This is great SAS community and there is lots of thing to learn. I am new to SAS world. I am wondering what is the best way to learn SAS. I have some computer background and I know some programming languages like HTML, PHP but I am not a coder. I know some SQL too. Where can I get materials to practice SAS programming? Example code, sample questions and place where I can check my codes (compile) online if possible without running virtual box.
10-14-2017 07:07 PM
You can find plenty of free learning resources on the SAS website - here's a page with some "getting Started" Webinars http://support.sas.com/training/us/sp1.html
If you want to try out SAS without installing VirtualBox then you can register for SAS OnDemand for Academics which is entirely cloud-based https://www.sas.com/en_us/software/on-demand-for-academics.html
10-17-2017 11:18 AM
Hi @WizIT, thank you for joining these forums. There's a lot of wisdom in here!
In addition to the great resources @ChrisBrooks shared, consider giving SAS University Edition a try. Like SAS OnDemand for Academics, it's free. Installation is straightforward and (if you have a fast internet connection) fairly quick. Here's my most recent post about that, including a link to open-source data you can practice with.: https://communities.sas.com/t5/SAS-Analytics-U/Best-ever-SAS-University-Edition-download-experience-...
These article series can help you get up to speed:
A couple of books to consider:
Look forward to seeing more posts from you!