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SAS(R) Enterprise Guide(R) for Experienced SAS(R) Programmers

This course introduces experienced SAS programmers to SAS Enterprise Guide. SAS Enterprise Guide is an interface that enables users to write and submit code, as well as to use point-and-click tasks...

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$1,075 USD GSA  $972.54
Course Code EGSP82
Available Formats Classroom
This course introduces experienced SAS programmers to SAS Enterprise Guide. SAS Enterprise Guide is an interface that enables users to write and submit code, as well as to use point-and-click tasks to generate queries, reports, and graphics.

The e-learning includes practice data and exercises.

Skills Gained

  • Use the SAS Enterprise Guide Program Editor to write, edit, and submit SAS programs.
  • Create a SAS Enterprise Guide project to collect and organize multiple SAS programs, logs, and results.
  • Convert programs designed to run in a different SAS environment to a new SAS Enterprise Guide environment.
  • Use the DATA step debugger to identify and correct logic errors.
  • Maintain a Program History to record changes and authors for multiple versions of a program.
  • Generate SAS code with point-and-click tasks and wizards to create queries, reports, and graphics.
  • Customize results created in SAS Enterprise Guide.

Who Can Benefit

  • Experienced SAS programmers who want to learn the intricacies of using SAS Enterprise Guide as a primary programming interface, as well as generating SAS code through point-and-click tasks and wizards

Prerequisites

  • Before attending this course, you should have taken SAS® Programming 1: Essentials or have equivalent experience. You are encouraged but not required to take SAS® Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques or have equivalent experience. Students should have little or no prior exposure to SAS Enterprise Guide.

Course Details

Getting Started

  • Introducing SAS Enterprise Guide.
  • Course overview and logistics.

Writing SAS Programs

  • Navigating the SAS Enterprise Guide programming environment.
  • Building a SAS Enterprise Guide project.
  • Exploring features of the SAS Enterprise Guide Program Editor.
  • Using supplemental programming tools.
  • Converting programs to SAS Enterprise Guide.

Maintaining SAS Programs and Customizing Output

  • Controlling output.
  • Maintaining program history.
  • Prompting in SAS programs.
  • Organizing projects.

Generating SAS Code with Tasks

  • Introduction to tasks.
  • Creating a bar chart and inserting custom code.
  • Creating a summary table and extracting task code.
  • Querying and exploring data.