Learn R: For SAS Programmers

Standard Course
£800 +VAT
per delegate
Course duration: 2 days

Who is it for?


What you will learn

  • Introduction to the programming environment (RStudio)
  • Packages
  • Important concepts in R (data frames, vectors etc)
  • SAS Data Set vs R Data Frame
  • Common coding tasks in SAS and what we will cover during the course
  • Reading your R log
  • Using R Documentation

  • Reading data in R – csv, database etc
  • Where are my libraries?

  • Replacing a data step with R code
    • Drop, Keep, Filter, Rename equivalents in R
  • Creating new columns
  • R data frame conditional processing
  • Functions

  • Sorting Data Frames
  • Joining / Merging Data Frames

  • Replacing:
    • Proc Print
    • Proc Contents
    • Proc Means
    • Proc Freq
  • Grouped Data Analysis

  • How are Dates handled in R?
  • Creating Date columns
  • Calculations with dates

  • Output data from R:
    • Write data to csv
    • Save data to RData and RDS data frames
  • ODS replacements
  • Visit possible output destinations (pdf, excel, word) and possible packages needed

Learn R: For SAS Programmers

Our courses are live instructor-led and can be attended virtually or at our office.

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