The official guide by the SAS Global Certification Program, SAS Certified Professional Prep Guide: Advanced Programming Using SAS 9.4 prepares you to take the new SAS 9.4 Advanced Programming Performance-Based Exam.
New in this edition is a workbook whose sample scenarios require you to write code to solve problems and answer questions. Answers to the chapter quizzes and solutions to the sample scenarios in the workbook are included. You will also find links to exam objectives, practice exams, and other resources such as the Base SAS Glossary and a list of practice data sets. Major topics include SQL processing, SAS macro language processing, and advanced SAS programming techniques.
All exam topics are covered in the following chapters:
SQL Processing with SAS
PROC SQL Fundamentals Creating and Managing Tables Joining Tables Using PROC SQL Joining Tables Using Set Operators Using Subqueries Advanced SQL Techniques
SAS Macro Language Processing
Creating and Using Macro Variables Storing and Processing Text Working with Macro Programs Advanced Macro Techniques
Advanced SAS Programming Techniques
Defining and Processing Arrays Processing Data Using Hash Objects Using SAS Utility Procedures Using Advanced Functions