What could be better than a free version of SAS? How about a free version with amazingly powerful, extremely useful features? That’s what SAS University Edition offers, and then some.
In this post, I provide basic installation tips and highlight features that I’ve found particularly useful. I look forward to your thoughts and comments!
I’m only familiar with SAS University Edition on a Mac, but I’m confident the majority of what I’m going to show you is the same on a Windows machine. If you are on a Mac, I recommend using VirtualBox unless you subscribe to Oracle’s VMWare Fusion. VirtualBox is free, whereas VMWare Fusion is only free for 30 days.
Virtual Box is always the same URL, the VMware products have unique URLs for each user.
You can now minimize (but do NOT close) the windows. I have tried both Safari and Firefox, and SAS works perfectly well on both (my preference however is Firefox).
Now, let’s start by running a simple program:
Here’s the result:
This is article #1 in a six-part series. Links to all of them are below: