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Have you ever been stuck on a SAS problem and not even Google seems to be of help? Fear not! Help is on the way in the SAS online communities.

This post shows you how to convert a date stored as a character value into a valid SAS date using the INPUT function.

Beginner Tips, Data Manipulation, Finance, Graph, Linear Modelling, ODS, Regression, SAS/IML, Simulation, Statistics, Time Series,

Learning SAS programming, I like to learn new stuff and to learn more about the subjects I am already familiar with. SAS books is a great way to do this. Here are the SAS books on my shelf.

Moving Averages are frequently used when dealing with time series data. This post shows examples of creating moving averages in SAS, using the Data Step, SAS/IML and PROC EXPAND

Most SAS users are familiar with the data step LAG function to look back on previous observations. Since the data step does not support a LEAD function, fewer SAS users are familiar with looking ahead in a dataset. This post presents different approaches of doing so, some more efficient than others.

Dates are everywhere in data science. Whether you are doing statistical analysis, data manipulation or something else in SAS, you will often have to work with date values. Therefore it is important to understand how SAS interprets dates and how to manipulate them correctly.