Yep, I am a SAS programmer: during the day time, I use SAS for my work; at the evening, I use R for entertainment.—
Getting start to play with R (it is really a wonderful learning tool):
12. SAS IML Studio and R Integration (not tested)
11. SAS IML and R Integration (not tested)
also a blog post.
9. Data transfer among R and SAS(xpt)
8. Data transfer among R and SAS(CSV)
SAS: use %DS2CSV Macro to export SAS dataset to CSV file