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When I was growing up, a big treat on a summer afternoon was to get a Dairy Queen ice cream cone dipped in chocolate. Dairy Queen advertised their treats as scrumpdillyicious, which they were to a seven year old! If you are not aware, SAS ships some shared prompts that you can use with your stored process … and you guessed it … I think they are scrumpdillyicious!
Added by Tricia Aanderud on November 12, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
SAS Business Intelligence applications use global macro variables to store information about the environment as well as prompt values entered by a user. When developing a Stored Process it is often helpful to review the values of these macro variables. A simple %PUT statement,
%PUT _GLOBAL_ ; , will write a listing of the values of all global macro variables to the log, but the formatting leaves a lot to be desired. This post describes a simple utility macro,…
Added by Tricia Aanderud on October 12, 2012 at 6:29am — No Comments
Here’s some usability tricks that I have learned with my SAS Stored Processes to make them more robust and harder to break. Really the out-of-the box prompts provide a lot of functionality that really helps. That’s right – let’s build a better mousetrap!…Continue
Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 16, 2012 at 6:01am — No Comments