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SAS® Guide to Applications Development Second Edition

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Original Publication Date: 2004-Jan-31
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SAS® Guide to Applications Development

Second Edition



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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS ® Guide to Applications Development, Second Edition. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® Guide to Applications Development, Second Edition

Copyright © 2004, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA


ISBN 1-59047-400-7
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Contents

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

Introduction 23

About the SAS/EIS Development Environment 23

SAS/EIS Objects 28

Chapter 5 Preparing Data for Your Ready-Made Applications 31

Introduction 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

Introduction 53

Understanding the SAS/EIS Flow of Control 53

Subclassing Viewers 57

Overriding Methods 65

Chapter 7 Deploying an Enterprise Information System 71

Deploying SAS/...