SAS® Guide to Applications Development Second Edition
Original Publication Date: 2004-Jan-31
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SAS® Guide to Applications Development
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SAS® Guide to Applications Development, Second Edition
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P A R T 1 Introducing the SAS Applications Development Environment 1
Chapter 1 Overview 3
SAS Applications Development and This Book 3
Other Information Sources 4
Chapter 2 Introducing the Applications Development Environment 7
Two Environments for Applications Development 7
What Is SAS/EIS Software? 8
What Is SAS/AF Software? 9
SAS Component Language 10
Chapter 3 Applications Development Methodology 13
Using SAS Tools to Develop Applications 13
Steps to Developing SAS/EIS Applications 14
Steps to Developing SAS/AF Applications 16
P A R T 2 Developing Enterprise Information Systems 21
Chapter 4 Tools for the Business User or Applications Developer 23
About the SAS/EIS Development Environment 23
SAS/EIS Objects 28
Chapter 5 Preparing Data for Your Ready-Made Applications 31
About the Metabase Facility 32
Objects That Require Metabase Registrations 38
Presummarizing Your Data 40
Registering an MDDB 49
Registering a Summarized Table 51
About SAS/MDDB Server Software 51
Introducing Distributed Multidimensional Metadata 51
Chapter 6 Extending Ready-Made Applications 53
Understanding the SAS/EIS Flow of Control 53
Subclassing Viewers 57
Overriding Methods 65
Chapter 7 Deploying an Enterprise Information System 71