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Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS 9.4 by SAS Institute

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Ways to Run SAS Programs

Selecting an Approach

There are several ways to run SAS programs. They differ in the speed with which they run, the amount of computer resources that are required, and the amount of interaction that you have with the program (that is, the types of changes that you can make while the program is running).
The examples in this documentation produce the same results, regardless of how you run the programs. However, in a few cases, the way that you run a program determines the appearance of output. The following sections briefly introduce different ways to run SAS programs.

SAS Windowing Environment

The SAS windowing environment enables you to interact with SAS directly through a series of windows. You can use these ...

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