Reminder that I still have the SAS-related apps available in Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Chrome Web Store

This is quick reminder that I still have the following apps available in Google Play:

  • Data Steps: Do This in SAS?
  • SQL: Do This in SAS?
  • Graphs: Do This in SAS?
  • Platforms: Do This in SAS?
  • EG: Do This in SAS?
  • Macros: Do This in SAS?
  • Efficiency: Do This in SAS?
  • Studio: Do This in SAS?

These apps are also available for Android users in the Amazon Appstore, or for Chrome and Chromium desktop browser users in the Chrome Web Store:

  • Data Steps: How Do You Do This in SAS?
  • SQL: How Do You Do This in SAS?
  • Graphs: How Do You Do This in SAS?
  • Platforms: How Do You Do This in SAS?
  • EG: How Do You Do This in SAS?
  • Macros: How Do You Do This in SAS?
  • Efficiency: How Do You Do This in SAS?
  • Studio: How Do You Do This in SAS?

There are also free apps, which you can find by searching in each app store:

  • How Do You Do This in SAS? (Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Chrome Web Store)
  • Consulting: Do This in SAS? (Google Play)
  • Consulting: How Do You Do This in SAS? (Amazon Appstore and Chrome Web Store)

All these apps are updated frequently, and the paid-for apps are priced at less than US$3 based on the number of questions that are answered, and within the apps you can ask new questions that can be added in future updates. It doesn’t matter which platform you use, as the same content is present in the corresponding Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Chrome Web Store apps.

Please update ALL of my apps from Google Play!

I hadn’t noticed, but I had to update the Google Licensing part of my apps to comply with new rules for Android 5 (Lollipop), which is why ALL of my apps installed from Google Play are no longer working on Android 5+!

Please don’t panic, as I’ve uploaded new versions of the following apps to Google Play that should work now:

  • Data Steps: Do This in SAS?
  • SQL: Do This in SAS?
  • Graphs: Do This in SAS?
  • Platforms: Do This in SAS?
  • EG: Do This in SAS?
  • Macros: Do This in SAS?
  • Efficiency: Do This in SAS?
  • Studio: Do This in SAS?

I’m glad I installed CyanogenMod 12 on my old HP TouchPad recently, so I can now be certain the Android 5 users can use my apps!

I’ve updated my app about Graphs again

I would certainly recommend installing my Graphs app sooner, rather than later, as the next time I add a new question the price will have to be increased. It can be installed now from Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Chrome Web Store, depending on your preferred platform.

“Graphs: How Do You Do This in SAS?” looks at generating graphs using classic SAS/GRAPH and the new ODS Graphics. I’ve added a question that looks at how an information box (graph inset) can be added to line graphs in ODS Graphics, as compared to using Annotate in SAS/GRAPH.

The latest versions of all the apps can be found here.

4 newly updated apps about Enterprise Guide, SAS macros, platforms and graphs

I’ve now updated my remaining four apps, which can all be installed from Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Chrome Web Store, depending on your preferred platform.

“EG: How Do You Do This in SAS?” looks at writing and running SAS programs using Enterprise Guide. This paid-for app has had some of the answer text updated, including a link to this blog.

“Macros: How Do You Do This in SAS?” looks at SAS macros. This paid-for app has had some of the answer text updated, including a link to this blog.

“Platforms: How Do You Do This in SAS?” looks at SAS platform-dependencies on Windows, UNIX, Linux and z/OS. This paid-for app has had some of the answer text updated, including a link to this blog.

“Graphs: How Do You Do This in SAS?” looks at generating graphs using classic SAS/GRAPH and the new ODS Graphics. This paid-for app now includes information about how to annotate stacked bar charts in ODS Graphics.

The latest versions of all the apps can be found here.

The apps “Data Steps: How Do You Do This in SAS?” and “SQL: How Do You Do This in SAS?” have recently been updated.

I think I’ve now worked out the difference between blogs and forums!  I’m a little bit of a newbie to blogs, so please excuse my naivety. I’d been treating my blog posts as if they were forum discussions, with every comment being highlighted by the WordPress platform, but they are not really like that at all. Therefore, from now on, rather than posting comments to tell you about any app and product updates, you’ll be receiving a new blog post, and this is just such a post!

My apps are all related to each other, with the same basic underlying software, but just with different data in each one. In fact even that is not quite true, as some question topics in my apps are relevant to more than one app, so any topic updates generate new app versions for one or more apps. I use an Enterprise Guide project to organise my questions and answers, and then generate the appropriate data structures, but with the same data, for the Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Chrome Web Store versions of each app, so when each topic changes all of the affected apps are updated together.

This time I’ve updated my apps for Data Steps and SQL, and the new versions are now live in the 3 app stores. I’m also experimenting with Windows 10 Universal Apps too, but don’t hold your breath, as I’m not quite ready to release any apps in the Windows 10 Store just yet.

The latest versions of all the apps can be found here.

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SAS-related ebook apps have recently been published on Android devices and Chrome and Chromium browsers

The following SAS-related ebook apps have recently been published on Android devices (Google Play [name in brackets] and Amazon Appstore) and Chrome and Chromium browsers (Chrome Web Store):

  • How Do You Do this in SAS? – free functional sample app – version 2.4
  • Consulting: How Do You Do This in SAS? [Consulting: Do This in SAS?] – free samples from the paid apps – version 1.2
  • Data Steps: How Do You Do This in SAS? [Data Steps: Do This in SAS?] – Q&A about Data Steps – version 3.3
  • SQL: How Do You Do This in SAS? [SQL: Do This in SAS?] – Q&A about PROC SQL – version 2.3
  • Graphs: How Do You Do This in SAS? [Graphs: Do This in SAS?] – Q&A about SAS/GRAPH and ODS Graphics – version 1.5
  • Platforms: How Do You Do This in SAS? [Platforms: Do This in SAS?] – Q&A about using SAS on Windows, UNIX, Linux, and z/OS, with differences caused by 32-bit and 64-bit versions too – version 3.5
  • EG: How Do You Do This in SAS? [EG: Do This in SAS?] – Q&A about Enterprise Guide – version 2.4
  • Macros: How Do You Do This in SAS? [Macros: Do This in SAS?] – Q&A about SAS Macros – version 2.3
  • Efficiency: How Do You Do This in SAS? [Efficiency: Do This in SAS?} – Q&A about SAS programming efficiency – version 2.4
  • Studio: How Do You Do This in SAS? [Studio: Do This in SAS?] – Q&A about SAS Studio and SAS University Edition – version 1.1

Just search on your preferred Android or Chrome platform for “Do This in SAS”, and you should find these 10 apps. Note that any new updates may increase the prices of these apps, so, if you buy them now, you will pay nothing more for upgrades!

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