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Keyword Bookmark Search with SAS Support

October 10, 2018
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I had noticed recently that when I searched for SAS documentation on Google I wasn’t finding the SAS 9.4 documentation pages I wanted. I tweeted about it, found others had the same issue, and that SAS are working to address it. In the interim, th...
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Metacoda Auth Domain Reviewer

September 26, 2018
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One of the new Metacoda Security Plug-ins features arriving in version 6.1 is the Auth Domain Reviewer. Like the other reviewers, this plug-in is used for investigating, documenting and testing how a SAS metadata security feature has been used within a...
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Checking a SAS Setinit/License in Metadata

September 19, 2018
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When I apply a new SAS license (setinit) each year, sometime I forget to also update it in metadata. I might not even remember until I get an email from the SAS platform itself: From: SAS Platform Subject: SAS Product Expiration Notification To: Me You...
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Metacoda Plug-ins Tip: User’s Group Content Admin Permissions (Identity Permissions Explorer)

September 13, 2018
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This tip was prompted by a SAS Communities question which I hear from time to time, essentially “How do I find out which groups a SAS user is a Portal Group Content Administrator for?” It can be answered using the Metacoda Identity Permissi...
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WUSS 2018

August 30, 2018
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WUSS 2018

The Western Users of SAS Software 2018 conference is coming to Sacramento, CA, September 5-7.  I have been to a lot of SAS conferences, but WUSS is always my favorite because it is big enough for me to learn a lot, but small enough to be really friendly. On Wednesday afternoon, I will once...
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Metacoda Plug-ins Tip: Find ResponsibleParty Objects for a User

May 17, 2018
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Sometimes you want to find all of the SAS metadata objects a user may be associated with. Where SAS applications have tagged a user as a ResponsibleParty, we can use the Metacoda Metadata Explorer with an advanced XMLSELECT style query to find them. Us...
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SAS Global Forum 2018

April 6, 2018
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SAS Global Forum 2018

I’m excited because in a couple days I will fly to Denver for SAS Global Forum 2018, the biggest SAS conference of the year, attended by thousands. If you are coming, I hope you will attend the presentation that Lora Delwiche and I have.  It is “SAS Studio: A New Way to Program in...
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A Little Advice: How to Be a Top SAS Programmer

April 6, 2018
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A Little Advice: How to Be a Top SAS Programmer

Recently I was honored to be interviewed by Mamadou Dakouo for his company DataSteps.   I was asked three questions: How did I learn SAS? What advice do I have for someone who wants to become a “top SAS programmer?” What is my favorite SAS procedure? My answers were In graduate school Be a...
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