The T414 Sitecore Best Practices Series is a screencast overview of the foundational pieces we use at Hanson Dodge Creative in our Sitecore development projects. Part 2 dives into the specifics of Visual Studio solution structure, TDS project configuration, and using TDS.
Part 3: Sublayout Development with Custom Items and Scriptlets is available here.
If you're having trouble getting your Sitecore.* DLLs to copy on build, check this out.