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SAS Tutorial 10 (Using data.world Data and SAS Dates) [2018]

SAS Tutorial 10 (Using data.world Data and SAS Dates) [2018] uses data from the data.world web site. It is a great place to find free datasets for projects or just for programming practice. I discuss SAS dates from a high level but will cover them again as they need their …

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Programming

SAS Tutorial 7 (Size Matters) [2018]

SAS University Edition is a great place to learn about SAS. However, it does not have the capability to analyze big data. SAS 9.4 (the one you buy or someone buys for you) has that ability. But how much will SAS University Edition handle? Using data sets I made for …

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Programming

SAS University Edition and VirtualBox Issues

When I upgraded to VirtualBox 5.2.8 I lost the connection to the path “folders/myfolders”, but was able to use another path as a work-around. Now I am unable to get that path to work and I am searching for answers to this problem. My next attempt is to revert to …

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Programming

SAS Tutorial 8 (Common SAS University Problem) [2018]

When you install SAS University Edition or sometimes after an update you get the following error message in VirtualBox. My Youtube video entitled Common SAS University Problem [2018] shows how to diagnose this problem and fix it. To fix this error you are forced to change some settings in your …

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Electronics

Raspberry Pi Tutorial (Raspbian Installation and Configuration) [2018]

My video (Raspbian Installation and Configuration) covers installation and configuration of Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi 3.  Note there are three common mistakes that are easy to make during configuration. Locale – Raspberry Pi has locale set to en_GB.  You should set it for your locale and for USA that …

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data.world

data.world is a repository of all sorts of data, and their URL is data.world. For future SAS tutorials I will sometimes use their data sets. The first one will be https://data.world/retail/department-store-sales.  I don’t want to host the data set here because I want you to see the site for yourselves.

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Programming

SAS Tutorial 5 (Introduction to Permanent and Temporary SAS Data Sets) [2018]

In this video (https://youtu.be/ey_kj8WstNw) you will learn the difference between permanent and temporary SAS data sets. You can find the code here (SAS Tutorial 5).  

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Programming

SAS Tutorial 4 (Introduction to Replications and PROC MEANS) [2018]

In this video (https://youtu.be/-FJRkBaHpx0) I introduce replications (also called blocks or reps). I’ll cover that subject in great detail in a later video. PROC MEANS is presented as a tool for screening data for obvious mistakes and PROC SORT is shown to be necessary for BY statements. Data and code …

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Subscribing to this Blog

Years ago before social media was huge it was common for people to join blog sites to engage with like-minded or oppositely-minded people.  With zero expectation of anyone joining my little blog I checked a box that allowed anyone to register as a user.  Within a few minutes a user registered …

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Customizing this Blog

Spending a few minutes on the blog to customize it.  So far I am pleased with the simple look of the theme IMNews.  My last hosting service worked great until a year or maybe eighteen months ago and then it went down fast.  I changed host a few days ago …

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