SAS Programming – from beginners to advanced users
This course is updated regularly to include new lectures, quizzes/practice activities
About the course
This course is your complete guide to mastering SAS programming language. This course covers all aspects of SAS programming, starting from basic concepts like Variables. Datasteps, Datasets, PROC (SAS Procedures) and Importing data in SAS environment to performing operations on data using SET statement, SAS Functions, Conditional Processing and handling Dates in SAS. It then leads to intermediate level concepts of using SAS Procedures where we cover PROC MEANS, PROC SORT, PROC FREQ and PROC PRINT. Base SAS concepts are then concluded with sessions on Data Merging and Exporting data out of SAS environment.
The next section covers SAS SQL procedure, which is Structured Query Language implementation in SAS environment. In this section we go deep into PROC SQL and cover each of its components SELECT, FROM, WHERE, GROUP BY, ORDER BY, HAVING. It leads to sessions on SQL JOINS INNER JOIN, OUTER JOIN and EXCLUSION JOINS.
We have recently added a new section to the course to cover SAS Macro programming language as well. It covers the concepts of Macro Variables and Macro Programs in great detail, something which is not done in any other beginner level course on this platform.
Courses : 3
Specification: Programming in SAS for beginners