Monthly Archives: April 2023

Writing a Stata Command

In an idle moment this afternoon, I wrote a Stata command.

It was to create a light-weight implemention of the “percentogram” described at, and I like the result, but it struck me that it is a good example of how practical and useful it can be to engage in Stata programming. Also, it’s a good example of how writing code in Stata (in a programmable command language) is very different from writing code in a stats-capable programming language like R, Python or Julia.

Continue reading Writing a Stata Command