SAS Hash Object Programming Made Easy

Author: Michele M. Burlew
Publisher: SAS Institute
ISBN: 1612900984
Format: PDF, ePub
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Hash objects, an efficient look-up tool in the SAS DATA step, are object-oriented programming structures that function differently from traditional SAS language statements. Michele Burlew's SAS Hash Object Programming Made Easy shows readers how to use these powerful features, which they can program to quickly look up and manage data and to conserve computing resources. SAS provides various look-up techniques, and hash objects are among the newest, so therefore many users may not have yet used them. Because the examples presented vary in complexity, SAS Hash Object Programming Made Easy is useful to SAS users of all experience levels, from novice programmer to advanced programmer. Novice programmers can adapt some of the simpler hash programming techniques as they develop their SAS programming skills. This book helps more experienced programmers learn how to take advantage of hash object programming by comparing traditional processing techniques to those that use hash objects. Additionally, users from diverse fields with different requirements can adapt the examples in SAS Hash Object Programming Made Easy to fit their unique situations. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

SAS Macro Programming Made Easy Third Edition

Author: Michele M. Burlew
Publisher: SAS Institute
ISBN: 1629591513
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides beginners with a thorough foundation in SAS macro programming. The macro facility is a popular part of SAS. Macro programming is a required skill for many SAS programming jobs, and the SAS Advanced Programming Certification Exam tests macro processing concepts. Whether you're looking to become certified, land a job, or increase your skills, you'll benefit from SAS Macro Programming Made Easy, Third Edition. By following Michele Burlew's examples and step-by-step instructions, you'll be able to rapidly perform repetitive programming tasks, to pass information between programming steps more easily, and to make your programming easier to read. Updated for SAS 9.4, this book teaches you the elements of the macro facility (macro variables, macro programs, macro language), how to write a macro program, techniques for macro programming, tips on using the macro facility, how the macro facility fits into SAS, and about the interfaces between the macro facility and other components of SAS. Beginning macro programmers will learn to write SAS macro programs quickly and efficiently. More experienced programmers will find this book useful to refresh their conceptual knowledge and expand on their macro programming skills. Ultimately, any user interested in automating their programs—including analysts, programmers, and report writers—will find Michele Burlew's book an excellent tutorial. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

SAS Macro Programming Made Easy Third Edition

Author: Michele M Burlew
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781635269079
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides beginners with a thorough foundation in SAS macro programming. The macro facility is a popular part of SAS. Macro programming is a required skill for many SAS programming jobs, and the SAS Advanced Programming Certification Exam tests macro processing concepts. Whether you're looking to become certified, land a job, or increase your skills, you'll benefit from SAS Macro Programming Made Easy, Third Edition. By following Michele Burlew's examples and step-by-step instructions, you'll be able to rapidly perform repetitive programming tasks, to pass information between programming steps more easily, and to make your programming easier to read. Updated for SAS 9.4, this book teaches you the elements of the macro facility (macro variables, macro programs, macro language), how to write a macro program, techniques for macro programming, tips on using the macro facility, how the macro facility fits into SAS, and about the interfaces between the macro facility and other components of SAS. Beginning macro programmers will learn to write SAS macro programs quickly and efficiently. More experienced programmers will find this book useful to refresh their conceptual knowledge and expand on their macro programming skills. Ultimately, any user interested in automating their programs-including analysts, programmers, and report writers-will find Michele Burlew's book an excellent tutorial. This book is part of the SAS Press program.

SQL mit SAS

Author: Christian FG Schendera
Publisher: Oldenbourg Verlag
ISBN: 3486598368
Format: PDF, Mobi
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SQL (Structured Query Language) ist die vermutlich am weitesten verbreitete Programmiersprache weltweit und gilt mittlerweile als Quasi-Industriestandard. Dieses Buch behandelt besondere Anwendungsmoglichkeiten des SAS Systems im Zusammenspiel mit SQL. Hervorzuheben ist das umfangreiche Kapitel zur Makroprogrammierung, das von einfachen (SQL) Makrovariablen bis hin zu komplexen SAS Programmen die Vorteile von SAS Makros veranschaulicht. Ein weiteres Kapitel beschaftigt sich mit Datenqualitat, darin vor allem mit Integrity Constraints (Prufregeln) und Audit Trails (Prufprotokollen). Ein eigenes Kapitel ist dem Umgang mit Missings (NULL-Werte) vorbehalten. Weitere Kapitel behandeln u.a. Hash Programming, Tuning in Richtung zu mehr Performanz und Effizienz, einschliesslich Ubersichten zur SQL Syntax, SAS Funktionen und Funktionsaufrufen."

Combining and Modifying SAS Data Sets

Author: Michele M. Burlew
Publisher: SAS Institute
ISBN: 1607643707
Format: PDF
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Completely updated for SAS 9.2, this guide presents examples that show solutions to common programming tasks that involve combining, modifying, and reshaping data sets. Designed for SAS programmers at all levels.

Data Management Solutions Using SAS Hash Table Operations

Author: Paul Dorfman
Publisher: SAS Institute
ISBN: 1635260590
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Hash tables can do a lot more than you might think! Data Management Solutions Using SAS Hash Table Operations: A Business Intelligence Case Study concentrates on solving your challenging data management and analysis problems via the power of the SAS hash object, whose environment and tools make it possible to create complete dynamic solutions. To this end, this book provides an in-depth overview of the hash table as an in-memory database with the CRUD (Create, Retrieve, Update, Delete) cycle rendered by the hash object tools. By using this concept and focusing on real-world problems exemplified by sports data sets and statistics, this book seeks to help you take advantage of the hash object productively, in particular, but not limited to, the following tasks: select proper hash tools to perform hash table operations use proper hash table operations to support specific data management tasks use the dynamic, run-time nature of hash object programming understand the algorithmic principles behind hash table data look-up, retrieval, and aggregation learn how to perform data aggregation, for which the hash object is exceptionally well suited manage the hash table memory footprint, especially when processing big data use hash object techniques for other data processing tasks, such as filtering, combining, splitting, sorting, and unduplicating. Using this book, you will be able to answer your toughest questions quickly and in the most efficient way possible!

Output Delivery System

Author: Lauren E. Haworth
Publisher: SAS Institute
ISBN: 1607643839
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Incorporating broad coverage of the best ODS features in one book, Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond goes beyond Lauren Haworth's original ODS text to demonstrate the many new and enhanced features of ODS and SAS 9.2. With SAS 9.2, ODS provides a myriad of choices for reporting and displaying analytical results with a greater variety of formatting selections and output destinations. As experienced SAS users, Lauren E. Haworth, Cynthia L. Zender, and Michele M. Burlew know how important it is to be able to produce customized output in different formats to meet the needs of clients. Geared toward all levels of SAS users, Output Delivery System: The Basics and Beyond is an example-driven book that presents each of the wide array of ODS techniques in an easy-to-use, two-page layout, with the text and code on one page and the resulting output on the facing page. The book begins with basic syntax and progresses to more complex techniques and custom styles. You will learn to take basic SAS output and transform it into an HTML page, a word-processor-friendly RTF file, or printer-friendly PDF output. You'll learn how to generate a table of contents page for RTF and PDF files, generate bookmarks for PDF files, and generate custom page numbering for those destinations. You will also learn the basic concepts of changing style templates, using table templates with the DATA step, and using tagset templates to generate custom markup language tags and output. Other new features of ODS are also discussed, such as the ODS Graphics Framework and the new ODS Statistical Graphics procedures.

Clean Code Refactoring Patterns Testen und Techniken f r sauberen Code

Author: Robert C. Martin
Publisher: MITP-Verlags GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 3826696387
Format: PDF, Mobi
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h2> Kommentare, Formatierung, Strukturierung Fehler-Handling und Unit-Tests Zahlreiche Fallstudien, Best Practices, Heuristiken und Code Smells Clean Code - Refactoring, Patterns, Testen und Techniken für sauberen Code Aus dem Inhalt: Lernen Sie, guten Code von schlechtem zu unterscheiden Sauberen Code schreiben und schlechten Code in guten umwandeln Aussagekräftige Namen sowie gute Funktionen, Objekte und Klassen erstellen Code so formatieren, strukturieren und kommentieren, dass er bestmöglich lesbar ist Ein vollständiges Fehler-Handling implementieren, ohne die Logik des Codes zu verschleiern Unit-Tests schreiben und Ihren Code testgesteuert entwickeln Selbst schlechter Code kann funktionieren. Aber wenn der Code nicht sauber ist, kann er ein Entwicklungsunternehmen in die Knie zwingen. Jedes Jahr gehen unzählige Stunden und beträchtliche Ressourcen verloren, weil Code schlecht geschrieben ist. Aber das muss nicht sein. Mit Clean Code präsentiert Ihnen der bekannte Software-Experte Robert C. Martin ein revolutionäres Paradigma, mit dem er Ihnen aufzeigt, wie Sie guten Code schreiben und schlechten Code überarbeiten. Zusammen mit seinen Kollegen von Object Mentor destilliert er die besten Praktiken der agilen Entwicklung von sauberem Code zu einem einzigartigen Buch. So können Sie sich die Erfahrungswerte der Meister der Software-Entwicklung aneignen, die aus Ihnen einen besseren Programmierer machen werden – anhand konkreter Fallstudien, die im Buch detailliert durchgearbeitet werden. Sie werden in diesem Buch sehr viel Code lesen. Und Sie werden aufgefordert, darüber nachzudenken, was an diesem Code richtig und falsch ist. Noch wichtiger: Sie werden herausgefordert, Ihre professionellen Werte und Ihre Einstellung zu Ihrem Beruf zu überprüfen. Clean Code besteht aus drei Teilen:Der erste Teil beschreibt die Prinzipien, Patterns und Techniken, die zum Schreiben von sauberem Code benötigt werden. Der zweite Teil besteht aus mehreren, zunehmend komplexeren Fallstudien. An jeder Fallstudie wird aufgezeigt, wie Code gesäubert wird – wie eine mit Problemen behaftete Code-Basis in eine solide und effiziente Form umgewandelt wird. Der dritte Teil enthält den Ertrag und den Lohn der praktischen Arbeit: ein umfangreiches Kapitel mit Best Practices, Heuristiken und Code Smells, die bei der Erstellung der Fallstudien zusammengetragen wurden. Das Ergebnis ist eine Wissensbasis, die beschreibt, wie wir denken, wenn wir Code schreiben, lesen und säubern. Dieses Buch ist ein Muss für alle Entwickler, Software-Ingenieure, Projektmanager, Team-Leiter oder Systemanalytiker, die daran interessiert sind, besseren Code zu produzieren. Über den Autor: Robert C. »Uncle Bob« Martin entwickelt seit 1970 professionell Software. Seit 1990 arbeitet er international als Software-Berater. Er ist Gründer und Vorsitzender von Object Mentor, Inc., einem Team erfahrener Berater, die Kunden auf der ganzen Welt bei der Programmierung in und mit C++, Java, C#, Ruby, OO, Design Patterns, UML sowie Agilen Methoden und eXtreme Programming helfen.

Carpenter s Guide to Innovative SAS Techniques

Author: Art Carpenter
Publisher: SAS Institute
ISBN: 1612902022
Format: PDF, Docs
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Carpenter's Guide to Innovative SAS Techniques offers advanced SAS programmers an all-in-one programming reference that includes advanced topics not easily found outside the depths of SAS documentation or more advanced training classes. Art Carpenter has written fifteen chapters of advanced tips and techniques, including topics on data summary, data analysis, and data reporting. Special emphasis is placed on DATA step techniques that solve complex data problems. There are numerous examples that illustrate advanced techniques that take advantage of formats, interface with the macro language, and utilize the Output Delivery System. Additional topics include operating system interfaces, table lookup techniques, and the creation of customized reports.