Launching SMC on Mac OS over SSH with X11

Launching SMC on Mac OS over SSH with X11

As an avid developer of SAS Stored Process Web Applications, the Macbook Pro is my development machine of choice.  Since building a macro to programmatically create STPs, I’ve had few reasons to launch a VM to use client tools – but today I actually...

proc fcmp – file log put % bug

Having worked a lot with proc fcmp lately, I think it’s fair to say that the procedure should be ‘handled with care’ Here’s an example of one of these weird / wonderful bugs (LIN X64, 9.04.01M3P062415): proc fcmp outlib=work.funcs.pkg;...
SAS L is StiLL aLive

SAS L is StiLL aLive

If you’ve ever done any moderate googling on a SAS topic you’ve probably unearthed a thread on SAS-L, quite possibly from several decades ago.  You’d be forgiven for assuming that this simply something that “used to exist’ because...
Tabs v Spaces

Tabs v Spaces

Tabs or Spaces?  Does it even matter, so long as you / your team are consistent?  For many SAS developers the standard place to write code is the Program Editor – for which the default setting is to use tabs, else 4 spaces. Interestingly – the...
Look out – Locale Gotcha

Look out – Locale Gotcha

As gotcha’s go, this was a good one! We had a report being generated with dates that were inconsistent with the source file (MMDDYY instead of DDMMYY), but only for certain records.  This was definitely related to the ANYDTDTE. informat, but the strange...
Importing flow: ERROR – An error occurred trying to connect the responsible parties for the imported objects.  Reason: Can’t find resource for bundle java.util.PropertyResourceBundle, key ResponsiblePartyHandler.InvalidSearchAttrib.txt

Importing flow: ERROR – An error occurred trying to connect the responsible parties for the imported objects. Reason: Can’t find resource for bundle java.util.PropertyResourceBundle, key ResponsiblePartyHandler.InvalidSearchAttrib.txt

If you are getting the following message when importing a package containing a FLOW: ERROR – An error occurred trying to connect the responsible parties for the imported objects.  Reason: Can’t find resource for bundle...