Starting with version 14, it is possible to run Python Scripts synchronously with SPSS syntax files. This opens up many exciting opportunities.

Python is an Open Source interpreted, interactive, object-oriented language (see www.python.org). I bought and recommend Beginning Python, From Novice to Professional by Magnus Lie Hetland. The book is published by Apress and is available from Amazon.

Take part to grow the Library of Python scripts to use with or within SPSS at this site!