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Am new in SAS..How can i start with SAS Programming?

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Am new in SAS..How can i start with SAS Programming?

How can i start with SAS Programming?

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Re: Am new in SAS..How can i start with SAS Programming?

To be facetious, at the beginning.  There are SAS books available via many book outlets or SAS themselves.  SAS provides certification courses.  You will need licensed software, so if you are at college then they should have the training edition.  If you are at work then they would have it.  It depends very much on your situation, do you have access to the software.

, have you programmed before, what do you intend using the software for as there are many components, will you be stats orientated etc. I would start by having a look at SAS main page at the various components, and what you would be using it for, then look at SAS Base which is core.  Not sure if SAS do a learning edition any more other than the college one.

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Re: Am new in SAS..How can i start with SAS Programming?

Thanks Smiley Happy

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Re: Am new in SAS..How can i start with SAS Programming?

This: http://www.amazon.com/The-Little-SAS-Book-Edition/dp/1612903436

may prove very helpful.

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Re: Am new in SAS..How can i start with SAS Programming?

Thanks.. Smiley Happy

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Re: Am new in SAS..How can i start with SAS Programming?

If you are in a university, you can use the new University Edition:

Free Statistical Software, SAS University Edition

The SAS Programming I and Statistics I courses are now available free over the web:

SAS Training Starting Points

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