Once we decided on the strategy of embedding an existing programming language, we had to pick one. Continue reading Why This Snaky Python Language?
Starting with SPSS version 14, we put a lot of effort into adding several programming languages into SPSS. We've kept this up now through four SPSS versions. What's the point? After all, SPSS already had a rich command language familiar to hordes of users, and it also had SaxBasic scripting. And why did we come... Continue reading So, What Were We Thinking in Creating SPSS Programmability?