Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 08:07:33 -0500
Reply-To: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
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From: "Fehd, Ronald J. (PHPPO)" <rjf2@CDC.GOV>
Subject: Re: proc help needed ..wet behind the ears ..
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> From: Nageswara Rao Punnani [mailto:npunnani@MEMPHIS.EDU]
> i am a masters student in MIS and graduating in april
congratulations, we computer science types need more of us.
> .i did two courses on SAS in my university Base SAS macro and SQL
so now you probably know enough to be dangerous
> i have the conceptual knowledge about the SAS langauge
> but havent worked on any big time projects so far .
> to prove that i know a little bit about SAS language
> i recently cleared the SAS CERTIFIED PROGRAMMER EXAM.
you'll want to hang that on your wall
-below- your diploma.
> But what i am intereseted really in is to work on a project
> or solve some real world problems so that i can be confident
> of what i actually know.
> I sincerely require some advice about how i should start in
> this regard and if anyone is interested in giving me some SAS
> work i would be really happy to take that and work at no cost.
> EVEN A JOURNEY OF THOUSAND MILES START WITH A SINGLE STEP.
* read SAS-L daily
* do the exercises/problems posted
and compare your solution to others offered
Paul 'Mr HashMan' Dorfman refers to this as
the yoga of SAS-L
* post your solution
* accept critique gracefully
* get familiar with the archives
a tremendous and under-utilized SAS-L resource
our collective wisdom,
-- not to mention our rowdy rants --
is contained therein.
check our most excellent archives:
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Ron Fehd the macro maven CDC Atlanta GA USA RJF2@cdc.gov