Windows Azure Management Portal background color themes

Posted 20 June 2013  

The current Windows Azure Management Portal has a few "custom backgrounds" available if you get tired of the very light gray background...

Windows Azure Management Portal - Default Background

I don't know the history, whether it is a feature, an easter egg, something they did for design mocking, or what (I'll ask around), but nevertheless...

If you double-click in the margins of the portal experience on either side, it will rotate through a few different choices. I'm a fan of #2 and #3 I think! What's yours?

Blue background

Windows Azure Management Portal - Background 2

Dark gray background

Windows Azure Management Portal - Background 3

Blue focus circles

Windows Azure Management Portal - Background 4

Color focus circles

Windows Azure Management Portal - Background 5

It loops once you hit the end. "The more you know"

Jeff Wilcox is a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft on the Azure team.

Jeff has been at Microsoft since 2005 and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan. Jeff lives in downtown Seattle.

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