|Welcome to Getting Started with SAS!|
This quick-start guide is for new SAS users who are programmers or have a programming background. You'll learn the essentials to get you up and running with SAS as quickly as possible.
To begin, it's a good idea to complete all topics under Getting to know SAS. Then select programs that interest you from Exploring sample SAS programs and experiment with them. For reference, training, and other resources, see Learning more.
|Getting to know SAS|
|See an overview of SAS
Find out what SAS offers you as a programmer.
|Explore the SAS workspace
Take a tour of SAS windows for performing common tasks.
|Work with SAS data sets
Learn how SAS organizes data and stores SAS files.
|Create and run SAS programs
Write and submit SAS programs using programming windows.
|Exploring sample SAS programs|
|Create a library|
|Read SAS data sets|
|Read PC database files|
|Submit SAS programs to remote hosts|
|Create and redefine variables|
|Use conditional statements|
|Work with SAS dates and times|
|Use the Output Delivery System (ODS)|
|SAS Customer Support Center web site|
|Online and classroom training|
|Communities and user groups|
|Additional Base SAS capabilities|