Ask the Expert Webinar Series

How Do I Use Regular Expressions in SAS®?

On-Demand • Cost: Complimentary

About the webinar

Join this webinar to learn how to use regular expressions in SAS.

We’ll cover the universal pattern language for regular expressions, the SAS specific syntax, and the pros and cons of this tool.

SAS developers of all skill levels will benefit from this presentation, provided you are familiar with the basic SAS DATA step processing.

People doing data manipulation and cleansing will especially benefit from this content.

You will learn:

  • The regular expression language (pattern matching).
  • How and when to use regular expressions within SAS.
  • Pros and cons of regular expressions versus other SAS functions.   

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About the Expert

Mathieu Gaouette
Owner and Senior BI Specialist, Prospective MG

Mathieu is a freelance SAS specialist and a well-known member of the SAS community. He has presented in every Canadian users group and four times at SAS Global Forum. He’s a longtime SAS user and administrator who likes to share his knowledge and experience with others.