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Coding in Python with SAS University Edition

February 5, 2018
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Coding in Python with SAS University Edition

Good news learners! SAS University Edition has gone back to school and learned some new tricks. With the December 2017 update, SAS University Edition now includes the SASPy package, available in its Jupyter Notebook interface. If you're keeping track, you know that SAS University Edition has long had support for

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Using Python to work with SAS Viya and CAS

June 28, 2017
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One of the big benefits of the SAS Viya platform is how approachable it is for programmers of other languages. You don't have to learn SAS in order to become productive quickly. We've seen a lot of interest from people who code in Python, maybe because that language has become

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Introducing SASPy: Use Python code to access SAS

April 8, 2017
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Thanks to a new open source project from SAS, Python coders can now bring the power of SAS into their Python scripts. The project is SASPy, and it's available on the SAS Software GitHub. It works with SAS 9.4 and higher, and requires Python 3.x. I spoke with Jared Dean

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Reporting on GitHub accounts with SAS

January 5, 2017
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At SAS, we've published more repositories on GitHub as a way to share our open source projects and examples. These "repos" (that's Git lingo) are created and maintained by experts in R&D, professional services (consulting), and SAS training. Some recent examples include: sas_kernel, which provides Jupyter notebook support for SAS.

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Learning SAS programming for R users

December 22, 2016
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TL; DR Free training from SAS: "SAS Programming for R Users." The schedule of Live Web offerings is here. If you prefer self-study, the complete course materials are on the SAS Software GitHub space and you can practice with the free SAS University Edition software. The details: how R programmers

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How to run SAS programs in Jupyter Notebook

April 24, 2016
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We've just celebrated Earth Day, but I'm here to talk about Jupyter -- and the SAS open source project that opens the door for more learning. With this new project on the github.com/sassoftware page, SAS contributes new support for running SAS from within Jupyter Notebooks -- a popular browser-based environment

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Face Off: Review OpenCDISC XML files

February 11, 2012
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OpenCDISC, the first open source CDISC validator, is already in the toolbox of FDA reviewers (CDER/CBER, see CDISC Standards in the Regulatory Submission Process, 26 January 2012, P.33). The key features in OpenCDISC is a dichotomy of validation rules (XML based) and application logic. Currently OpenCDISC Validator (Version 1.2.1) officially supports the four following...
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Plug for RStudio: powerful, free, and easy to use interactive development environment for R

February 28, 2011
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Plug for RStudio: powerful, free, and easy to use interactive development environment for R

(click for a bigger picture)As a longtime SAS user, one obstacle for me in using R professionally has been figuring out a process for saving and testing code across several work sessions and integrating code composition and execution. There are a coup...
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