VIEWS News 74 (2023Q4) has been published!


VIEWS News issue 74 has now been published.

Supporting all Foundation SAS programmers, this newsletter continues to bring you information to make the most of SAS 9, which, according to SAS Explore 2023, still has a long life ahead of it. This newsletter issue includes examples of how to make heat maps usable from LeRoy Bessler, I have asked ChatGPT to write another SAS program and Richard Carson continues his discussion about configuring of SAS processes without editing them in the fourth part of a series of articles about KT. As usual I have publicised some more SAS‑related events for the next few months, and I have also added more SAS formats, options and functions that you may, or may not, have come across before, but you might find interesting, and even useful.

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