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Re: st: Programming courses


From   Estrella Gomez <estrellastata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Programming courses
Date   Mon, 9 May 2011 18:06:43 +0200

Thank you everybody!

2011/5/4 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>:
> Everyone's right -- for different meanings of the question.
>
> If "programming" just is code for better understanding and use of
> Stata, StataCorp's net courses and Kit Baum's book are all excellent
> and would certainly help. And plenty of people have put up good
> teaching materials. Alan's stuff looks like an excellent example.
>
> If "programming" means "I want to write Stata programs", strict sense,
> again the higher level  StataCorp courses will help, and Kit's book
> too.
>
> That said, the best single resource is at your fingertips. Read [U]
> again and again until you've internalised it all.
>
> Nick
>
> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 1:36 PM, Alan Neustadtl <alan.neustadtl@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a the materials for an introductory course online that you
>> might find useful.
>>
>> Start Stata on an internet connected computer and from the command
>> line enter: net from http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~smilex3/stata.
>>
>> Then click on the link "SOCY498C" (Support material for
>> SOCY498C/699C).  You should see:
>>
>> PACKAGES you could -net describe-:
>>    read              Reading Data.
>>    examine           Examining Data.
>>    graphing          Graphing Data.
>>    regression        Regression Analysis.
>>    gotchas           Things that can go wrong.
>>    by-egen           by and egen language.
>>    macros            Macros.
>>    merge             Appending and merging data files.
>>    adjust            Using the post-estimation command adjust.
>>
>> Just click on a link to download a pdf file with worked examples and
>> accompanying Stata do files.
>>
>> One caution, because, I think, I store these files on a Unix based
>> computer there is an issue if you try to "re-click" on a link (e.g.
>> SOCY498C) and you need to reissue the -net from- command.  Because of
>> that I assign this command to a function key using a global macro.
>> Here is what I use:
>>
>> global F7 net from http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~smilex3/stata;
>>
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