There is a new series of articles that I started writing, regarding the data view web part in SharePoint Designer. These articles have been published on the endusersharepoint.com site, so I’ll just link to them from here.
New Article Series: Laura Rogers on Data View Web Part Basics - This article is simply an introductory article regarding this new series of articles
Data View Web Part, The Basics - Insert a DVWP on Your Page - This is a very simple set of instructions on how to insert a data view web part onto a web part page. Future articles will go into more detail.
6 Minute Screencast: Insert a Data View Web Part onto a SharePoint Page - Mark Miller steps through the instructions to insert a data view web part.
Thanks for reading, and stay tuned as we get into the nitty gritty with these super awesome fun web parts. ;-)