Posts Tagged ‘ Training ’

NOTE: A Book That Grows? That’s Got To Be A New Concept!

September 3, 2012
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NOTE: A Book That Grows? That’s Got To Be A New Concept!

Following my feature of Metacoda and their security plug-ins last week, I have to feature Phil Holland. As I said last week, I'm a keen supporter of the third-party market for SAS-related products. In addition to his two published books (Saving Time an...
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NOTE: SGF Call for Papers 2013 Opens Tomorrow #sasgf13

August 27, 2012
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NOTE: SGF Call for Papers 2013 Opens Tomorrow #sasgf13

The Call for Papers for next year's SAS Global Forum (SGF) opens tomorrow, August 28th. The conference will take place between April 28th - May 1st 2013, in San Francisco, USA. Paper presentations are an invaluable part of what has made SAS Global Fo...
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NOTE: Registration for SAS Professionals Convention Now Open

April 20, 2012
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NOTE: Registration for SAS Professionals Convention Now Open

Before we've even got SAS Global Forum under our belts, registration for SAS Professionals Convention in Marlow, July 10th to 12th 2012, is open! At £125 for three days of SAS activities, it's got to be the best value SAS offer you'll see in the UK...
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NOTE: SGF 2012 Early-Bird Registration Ends March 19th

March 6, 2012
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NOTE: SGF 2012 Early-Bird Registration Ends March 19th

If you haven't already registered for SAS Global Forum 2012 (SGF) you need to hurry-up because the early-bird discounts will end on March 19th. If you're not convinced of the value of attending, check-out last year's best contributed papers to see the...
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NOTE: Code Kata #1 Follow-Up

February 7, 2012
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NOTE: Code Kata #1 Follow-Up

A few weeks ago I published the first in an irregular series of code katas. In a previous post I had described code katas as a form of training for programmers. I saw a lot of interest around the post. Richard Koopman posted an elegant response on hi...
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"The Delegator" – Positive or Negative Epithet?

January 31, 2012
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"The Delegator" – Positive or Negative Epithet?

In a recent meeting, an action arose and I asked one of my team (PJ) to catch it and complete it. He (tongue in cheek) commented to all those at the meeting that I was "the best delegator" he'd ever worked with. His humorous implication was that I don'...
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NOTE: Monitoring the SAS 9.2 Metadata Server

January 24, 2012
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NOTE: Monitoring the SAS 9.2 Metadata Server

There's a nice walkthrough of some of the features of the SAS 9.2 metadata server on the SAS Professionals web site in the Social Media / Videos section. You'll have to be a SAS Professionals member to view it from the link I've provided, but if ...
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Code Kata #1

January 18, 2012
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Code Kata #1

In yesterday's post I described Code Katas and how they can be a useful form of programming practice. Dave Watson (the "inventor" of Code Katas) offers 21 on his Code Kata blog. I intend to publish my own from time-to-time, and here is the first. Enjoy...
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