Have you ever thought to yourself "I'd love to be able to quickly find the raw patterns & practices guidance on [insert your topic here] without having to sift through the verbose documentation and content at http://msdn.microsoft.com/practices?"  If you have, then the guidance explorer is for you!  Check out J.D. Meier's post to learn more about Guidance Explorer and how to get the beta 2 release of the desktop app here.  There's a web based version of Guidance Explorer here.