Seeing the popularity of AzureCopy increasing (very satisfying I have to admit) I’ve been thinking about writing a few desktop application versions to assist people. These would be “native” applications (not native as in bare metal, but I mean purpose built per OS) and would require a fair bit of design and effort.
The question I keep asking myself is, “Is it worth it?”. Migration from one cloud storage provider to another is a rare task. Even then it would usually (I hope) would be performed by a fairly technical person, so command line tools (such as AzureCopy) isn’t daunting. So is the need/want for a UI based application remotely needed by anyone? Chances are I’ll write them regardless (have already started on the Windows version) but am honestly wondering if I’m writing them without an audience.