[R] SAS for R-users
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Fri May 14 17:19:23 CEST 2010
If you're thinking to leverage your R programming skill in learning SAS, you'll be disappointed, as the two have quite different grammar. The book Erik mentioned is a good start. After that, just reading the SAS help file, which is pretty comprehensive, will keep you busy.
----- Original Message ----
> From: Erik Iverson <eriki at ccbr.umn.edu>
> To: Thomas Levine <thomas.levine at gmail.com>
> Cc: r-help at r-project.org
> Sent: Fri, May 14, 2010 6:18:04 AM
> Subject: Re: [R] SAS for R-users
> Thomas Levine wrote:
> There are loads of resources for users of any
> statistics package who are learning R. For example
> reverse isn't the case
> href="http://www.google.com/search?q=" target=_blank
> I can't wait that long. Until then and until I can
> convince colleagues
> and teachers to use better
> software, how do you suggest that I learn
> I suspect that it'll be a book on R for SAS-users,
> so I'm
> expecting recommendations of books like
> those that are best for R-users
> learning SAS.
> This question would be more appropriate for
> SAS mailing list, I couldn't find any except for
> those of a
> few regional groups.
I don't think there is any shortage of SAS books,
> since it's been around so long. I think they even have their own
> Press. The books don't need to assume you do or don't know R. If you
> know nothing of SAS, I personally recommend The Little SAS Book: A Primer.
> It's short, basic, and useful for
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