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Mata is a full-blown programming language that compiles what you type into bytecode, optimizes it, and executes it fast.
Though you don't need to program to use Stata, it is comforting to know that a fast and complete matrix programming language is an integral part of Stata.
Stata provides hands-on public training courses, one-hour feature webinars, customized on-site training courses, and online training through Net Courses and video tutorials.
All courses Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will find something just for you at the Users Group meetings (UGM's), which are held each year in various locations around the world.
You can work with byte, integer, long, float, double, and string variables (including BLOBs and strings up to 2 billion characters).
Stata also has advanced tools for managing specialised data such as survival/duration data, time-series data, panel/longitudinal data, categorical data, multiple-imputation data, and survey data.
The examples give you the data so you can work along in Stata and even extend the analyses.
We give you Quick Starts for every feature showing some of the most common uses.
Each estimator is fully documented and includes several examples on real data, with real discussions of how to interpret the results.With both a point-and-click interface and a powerful, intuitive command syntax, Stata is fast, accurate, and easy to use.All analyses can be reproduced and documented for publication and review.Want even more detail, our Methods and Formulas sections provide the specifics of what is being computed and our References point you to even more information.Stata is a big package and so has lots of documentation – over 14,000 pages in 27 volumes.