Contextual help is something we’re looking into!Nick Drouin commented
For the most part, the azure portal is an HTML5 website on top of the Azure platform. It exposes some, but not all, of the functionality of the underlying sub-systems. Some of those subsystems are considered building blocks: like storage, compute, networking; while others are higher-level Platform-as-a-Service offerings, such as Mobile and Media.
To explore what each of the features offers, they usually have a start page in their respective sections. These will point you to additional resources for learning and development.
Also, you can start at:
Then drill down into a particular Feature, Media Services, for example:
Sr. Program Manager
Azure Media Services
44 votesNick Drouin commented
I'm a Media guy, not storage, but I thought this might help unblock you. I wrote up a quick tool to set CORS rules on my account in C#.
You can find the full code it as part of this forum thread:
Between that, Fiddler, and the REST docs for CORS:
You should be able to see it in action and build what you need in Python.
I'll leave it to the storage folks to provide feedback on Portal / Python SDK roadmap.