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What is SAS Studio?

SAS Studio is a developmental web application for SAS that you access through your web browser. Many people program in SAS by using an application on their PC desktop or SAS server. SAS Studio is different because it is a tool that you can use to write and run SAS code through your web browser.

With SAS Studio, you can access your data files, libraries, and existing programs and write new programs. You can also use the predefined tasks in SAS Studio to generate SAS code. When you use SAS Studio, you are also using SAS software behind the scenes. SAS Studio connects to a SAS server in order to process SAS commands. The SAS server can be a hosted server in a cloud environment, a server in your local environment, or a copy of SAS on your local machine. After the code is processed by the SAS server, the results are returned to SAS Studio in your browser.

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