A quality EASAP should not only be easy to use, but also reliable and robust. Even if an EASAP is simple to learn and easy to use, it will not gain acceptance by users if it does not work properly or if it tends to fail too often. For this reason, proper testing of EASAPs becomes vitally important.
Before publishing an EASAP, you should conduct a series of tests to accomplish two goals:
The following sections will describe techniques and tools within EASA for accomplishing these goals.