2 new prize draw winners of my most recent SAS book!

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There were 2 new prize draw winners of my most recent SAS book in the last few weeks, with the 2 prize draws held at the SAS Forum UK in Birmingham at the end of September 2016, and at the PhUSE Conference in Barcelona this month.

Congratulations to Charlotte King who won my new book in the Prize Draw at the SAS Forum UK in Birmingham
September 2016: Congratulations to Charlotte King who won my new book in the Prize Draw at the SAS Forum UK in Birmingham

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October 2016: Congratulations to Cathal Gallagher who won my new book in the Prize Draw at the PhUSE Conference in Barcelona

The SAS course now has 16 topics in 3 sections

The SAS course continues to grow, and now has 16 topics in 3 different sections:

  • [A] SAS components – 2 topics
  • [B] Data Steps – 11 topics
  • [F] PROC SQL – 3 topics

The SAS course topics themselves can only be accessed by Programmer level members, but Free members can read the SAS course – Home page and see the individual topic names.

More topics and sections are being developed, so register for free now to be kept up-to-date about all of the news, so you can take advantage of the Programmer level when it suits you best!

Just a reminder that all of my SAS conference papers are FREE to download!

Over the last few weeks I’ve noticed potential customers for my SAS conference papers NEARLY download them from here, and then give up at the last moment. I want to assure you all that:

  1. You will be required to register on this site for free, if you are not already a registered member
  2. You will have to complete a form to say where you live
  3. You will also be sent to a Checkout page
  4. However, you will be charged nothing, as every conference paper download has a price of £0.00!

To quote “The Hitchhiker’s Guide” by Douglas Adams: DON’T PANIC. This is written in large friendly letters!

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!

About Holland Numerics: Blog and Forums

This site has 4 distinct parts:

  1. Holland Numerics Blog:

    A free blog for all site visitors, where news about SAS-related discoveries, books, apps and events can be found. Click here to register for free to allow you to comment on blog posts!


  2. Holland Numerics Forums (SAS Skills Discussion, SAS Programming and VIEWS UK):

    • The SAS Skills Discussion Forum (non-programming) is a free forum for all registered members intended for every SAS programmer to ask and answer non-programming questions on topics related to SAS skills. Posting programmer and recruiter introductory topics are encouraged. Please note that any SAS programming and interview questions will be moved immediately into the paid-for SAS Programming Forum. Click here for an introduction to this forum.

    • The SAS Programming Forum is a paid-for forum for Programmer- and Recruiter-level members intended for SAS programmers to ask and answer technical questions on topics related to SAS programming. As this is a paid-for forum, technical questions from interviews will be answered, provided enough information is included in the question. Subscriptions are paid monthly for 3 months, but can be cancelled at any time. Click here for an introduction to this forum. This forum includes the SAS course. Once you have registered for Free membership, then you will be able to read what is in the SAS course, but you will need Programmer membership to view any SAS course topics.

    • The VIEWS UK forum is a free forum for all registered members who have requested access allowing access to the VIEWS News archive. Once you have registered for at least Free membership, and requested access by sending an email to views-uk@hollandnumerics.org.uk, then I will manually update your blog profile to allow you to download all the existing 55 back issues of VIEWS News from the VIEWS UK – Home Page (as well as previously unpublished VIEWS content), and email you back when the update has been successfully completed. You will know whether you have access to this forum as it will appear in the forum list after you have logged on the site.

    • Subscribe to the paid-for forums at Subscriptions for Forums and Features

  3. SAS Jobs Listing:

    • The SAS Jobs Listing is a paid-for feature for Recruiter-level members intended for recruiters wishing to post SAS-related jobs, but free for all site visitors to view them. Click here for an introduction to this feature. This feature includes access to the SAS Programming Forum and the SAS course.

    • Subscribe to the paid-for features at Subscriptions for Forums and Features

  4. Holland Numerics Product Shop:

    This includes SAS conference and training documents (which can be downloaded for free), SAS-related books, Android and Chrome apps, and other products created by Holland Numerics. These can be purchased either directly from the shop, or via links to reseller pages. Click here to visit the shop.


Each membership level builds on the previous level, so for each successive level the blue boxes highlight the new areas and access added:

Membership level Blog & Forums Access
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SAS Job Listings Read
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SAS Programming Forum Read and Write Topics & Reply
SAS course Read Topics & Reply
SAS Job Listings Read
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