Automating common tasks is crucial to effective data analysis. Automation saves you lots of time from repeating the same sets of operations, and it reduces errors by redu...
Import and export data from Excel .xls and .xlsx files
Import and export CSV and delimited data
Copy/paste data from spreadsheets
Input data in...
Mata is a programming language that looks a lot like Java and C but adds direct support for matrix programming. Mata is a compiled language, which makes it fast. You can ...
Consistent command syntax
Stata's commands are intuitive and easy to learn. Even better, everything you learn about performing a task can be applied to other tasks.
Many graph styles
Bar charts (video tutorial)
Box plots (video tutorial)
Histograms (video tutorial)
Pie charts (video tutorial)