Posts Tagged ‘ Computer ’

The Hardware and Software 2013 I’m Most Thankful For

November 29, 2013
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It’s time of year to give thanks. As a programmer, e-book reader, blog writer and web surfer, I should express my sincere appreciation to such hardware and software (I use majority of them at daily basis and most of them are free): 0. Hardware Lenovo Thinkpad W520 (This is not free): my workhorse machine, now...
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LearningR!

February 9, 2013
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LearningR!

I spent almost all of my blogging time last month to follow an online course in Coursera, Computing for Data Analysis (with R) by Dr. Roger  Peng of Johns Hopkins, Biostatistics Department. I already checked out bunch of Coursera courses just to take a look at what else MOOC look like, this R course...
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How to Jump into SAS Data Integration Studio

January 12, 2013
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How to Jump into SAS Data Integration Studio

This is for for SAS programmers who might be reluctant to check out a GUI tool like SAS Data Integration Studio (DIS for short, which is graphic tool to implement ETL processes: extract, transform, load). DIS translates all users dragged nodes, transformations and process into SAS codes which are traditionally written by SAS programmers....
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Blog Statistics: 2012

January 2, 2013
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Blog Statistics: 2012

(This blog’s page view data from Google Analytics; 43 posts in total in 2012) Top 10 countries/territories and cities (traffic) Most of my readers come from US and I’m glad my Chinese fellows still fork me since I moved to US this year (today is my one year anniversary in US). To my surprising...
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My SAS Books: Shopping List 2012

December 8, 2012
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My SAS Books: Shopping List 2012

Last year I threw away all my SAS books (to friends and colleagues in Beijing) before moving to US. You might agree that it’s not economically bound to transport such heavy books intercontinentally! Now I just start to build my SAS library one by one. I will most probably not buy more SAS books...
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Extract the Version of SAS and OS of a SAS Format or Macro Catalog: A Little Bit of Perl Regular Expression

November 26, 2012
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Extract the Version of SAS and OS of a SAS Format or Macro Catalog: A Little Bit of Perl Regular Expression

SAS Sample 34444(Determine the operating system in which a format catalog was created) posts piece of codes to get the version of SAS and OS of a SAS format catalog. It is useful since a SAS catalog can be only read in the operating systems same to its source machine. 2 cents add to...
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Be Your Own SAS Admin: Create Customized SAS Sessions

October 18, 2012
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Be Your Own SAS Admin: Create Customized SAS Sessions

You may find such SAS desktop shortcuts useful: click icon A then you get a SAS session titled “Project A” (you may notice your SAS session with title “SAS” by default). In this session, the current working folder is just where you put Project A (the default may be like C:\users\yourID). Also, some autoexec...
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SAS Perl Regular Expression (PRX) Take in the forthcoming SESUG 2012

October 12, 2012
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SAS Perl Regular Expression (PRX) Take in the forthcoming SESUG 2012

Research Triangle will host SouthEast SAS Users Group (SESUG) 2012 conference (October 14-16, Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Durham, NC; back to the home of SAS!). It will be my first regional SAS user conference and I will have a talk on SAS Perl Regular Expression(PRX), in the morning of next Monday, Oct 15. SAS PRX...
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