As promised...

SharePoint for Developers poster

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=771aeb45-9d27-4d1f-acd1-9b950637d64e&displaylang=en

SPS Sites and Templates - FAQ

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/sharepoint/wssapps/templates/templatefaq.mspx

Fantastic 40

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/sharepoint/wssapps/templates/default.mspx

solutions Packages and deployment

http://blogs.msdn.com/cjohnson/archive/2006/09/11/749105.aspx

Content Deployment step-by-step tutorial

http://blogs.msdn.com/jackiebo/archive/2007/02/26/content-deployment-step-by-step-tutorial.aspx

WSS Application Template Resource Center

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/sharepoint/wssapps/templates/resources.mspx

WSS Templates grouped by Business Area

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/sharepoint/wssapps/templates/overview.mspx

Role-based templates for My Sites

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8248ab85-3ef7-4dd2-a5a6-2615683f6f6d&displaylang=en

Working with Features

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms460318.aspx

Records Management

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointserver/HA102045611033.aspx?pid=CH101824451033