The writing has been on the wall for FTP for years now and while it'll continue to serve an important role for the web behind the scenes, a browser isn't the best way to interact with the protocol. Debian will give it the punt in a couple of months and now Google will soon flag FTP sites as "not secure".
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
iOS: Transmit is our favourite FTP app for the Mac, and now it's available on iOS. It sports pretty much the same feature set as the Mac app, and with deep iOS 8 integration, you can upload files from just about anywhere.
There are lots of great Raspberry Pi projects you can make. Add to the growing list using the small computer as an FTP server -- a solar-powered one, no less.
Today, the popular (and free!) file transfer application Cyberduck brings a big, important update. Version 4.0 provides the long-awaited native Windows support, while also adding new features like the ability to upload to several cloud storage services and support for files up to 5TB (yes, terabytes) in size.
Windows: Cyberduck, our favourite FTP application for the Mac, just released a Windows version complete with all the features familiar to Mac users: drag-and-drop file transfer, integration with other applications, Google Docs and Amazon S3 support, and more.