SAS Programming 3: Advanced Techniques & Efficiencies

Course Code:

3 days
8.30am to 5.30pm  
Course Fees:
S$2,500 (excl of G.S.T)
2021 Course Dates
1 – 3 Mar 2021
28 – 29 Apr 2021
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Course Overview

This course is for SAS programmers who want to learn advanced techniques within the DATA step and procedures. The course builds on the concepts that are presented in the SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques course.

Program Objectives

Learn how to compare various SAS programming techniques that enable you to

• Use additional functions (LAG, FINDC/FINDW, and COUNT/COUNTC/COUNTW).

• Perform pattern matching using PRX functions.

• Process repetitive code, rotate data, and perform table lookups using arrays.

• Perform table lookups and sort data using hash and hash iterator objects.

• Create numeric templates using the FORMAT procedure.

• Create custom functions using the FCMP procedure.

Course Outline

Module 1: Getting Started

Module 2: Using Advanced Functions

Module 3: Defining and Processing Arrays

Module 4: Defining and Processing Hash Objects

Module 5: Using Utility Procedures

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