An article I worked on has recently been published on MSDN. The article, Finding Developer Help for SharePoint Products and Technologies, assists people in finding help and different resources when embarking on SharePoint projects. The trick is to know where to look to get good help: .NET SDK, WSS SDK or MOSS SDK. What about peer-to-peer help? Hopefully this article will attempt to nail these things down and point you in the right direction.
Here's a summary on what the article is all about:
Discover where to find the SDKs, peer-to-peer forums, MSDN developer centers, and Microsoft TechNet resources you need as you develop with Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies.