My PMP Exam, PMI-ACP Agile, ITIL v4 Foundation Certification: Free Study Notes & Tips 2021 — through Online Self Study for Working Professionals


Updated for the new PMP Exam: I have painstakingly updated the free study notes as well as other learning guides for the PMP Exam for the new PMP Exam in 2021. Wish you PMP success!
Below are my latest published blog posts on Certification Tips and Web Development:

Justify Chinese Text Using CSS 網頁中文字左右對齊

Justify Chinese Text Using CSS 網頁中文字左右對齊

Summary: Support for Chinese text alignment varies between different browsers. Using the following CSS rule can ensure cross-browser support to justify Chinese text with CSS. text-align: justify; text-justify: inter-ideograph; // this is an IE-only style Justify Chinese Text with CSS – The Explanation Without specifying the paragraph alignment, English has...

Advanced mySQL queries

Advanced mySQL queries

Summary: This post assemblies a number of useful but not-commonly-used language constructs of mySQL. Ordering of Results Follow an Order Specified by a List ORDER BY FIELD (column, ‘sample A’,’sample B’,’sample C’,’sample D’) The result will be ordered by 1 – sample A, 2 – sample B, 3 – sample...

faster wordpress

An Easy-to-follow Guide to Speed Up WordPress Websites for Free

Summary: WordPress powers around 20% of all websites, including this All Things Web blog you are reading. However, owing to the way it is coded, out of the box WordPress websites are not fast enough. This article provides 14 of ways to speed up WordPress websites, empowering novices and WordPress ninjas alike...

Lean UX

How to integrate UX design into an Agile Development Environment

Summary: In the book Lean UX, the authors Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden try to integrate UX design into Agile/Scrum methodology in such a way the whole team can work together to drive the best user experience through iterative propositions/experiments/results analysis cycles. Why Lean UX? Most software development teams have...

How to Talk to Anyone?

How to Talk to Anyone?

Summary: This article presents the lessons learned from reading the book How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships by Neil Lowndes. Anyone can become a good communication if the 92 little tricks are learnt by heart. Gone are the days when web developers just need to...

hubspot inbound certification

Hubspot Inbound Certification

Introduction: Below is the study notes for the Hubspot Inbound Certification exam. Hubspot offers if for free and this certification is considered to be one of the most credible online marketing certification. Re-certification is needed every year as the knowledge for online marketing is ever-changing. Inbound Methodology The inbound methodology...

internet buzzwords

Internet Buzzwords

Summary: I recently received the eDM below which makes use of quite a number of internet buzzwords which makes the message rather obscure (of course some would argue that the message may look very tech-savvy). Below I will try to explain the buzzwords in a more plain and approachable language. Here...

PDU for PMP

Earn PDUs to maintain the PMP certification

Introduction: This is the first part of my PDU for PMP® series. Here I will document my journey of earning PDUs with the lowest cost. You may also be interested in my PMP® exam journey. Note: PMI has updated the PMP® PDU Requirements from 1 Dec 2015, please click here for the updated...

After PMP Exam

What would be expected after passing the PMP Exam?

Introduction: This is the third part of posts documenting my actual PMP® examination experience. More information on the PMP® examination preparation can be found at my PMP® exam journey here. From the very moment you see the ‘congratulation’ message on the computer screen of your CBT PMP® Examination, you are a certified...

On the Day of Taking PMP Exam – My PMP Exam Experience

On the Day of Taking PMP Exam – My PMP Exam Experience

Introduction: This is the second part of posts documenting my actual PMP® examination experience. More information on the PMP® examination preparation can be found at my PMP® exam journey here. I took the PMP® exam in Hong Kong at the Prometric center at HKEA San Po Kong Sub-office: HKEA SAN PO KONG...

Schedule PMP Exam

Schedule PMP Exam thru Prometric

Update: PMI will be replacing Prometric with Pearson Vue for all PMI Exams (including the PMP® Exam of course) from 1st July 2019 except for China. Read here for more details. For Aspirants: Don’t worry as the PMI website will direct you to the right exam administer network depending on...

Introduction: This is the third part of my preparation for the PMP Examination Application. You can read more about my PMP exam journey here.

PMP Audit – first-hand experience of oversea applicant

Introduction: This is the final part of my preparation for the PMP® Examination Application. More information on the PMP® exam preparation can be found at  my PMP® exam journey here. Your PMP® Application is being Audited After having diligently filled all the required information on the online form and submitted the application,...

PMP 35 Contact Hours

How to Get the 35 Contact Hours Certification for PMP? Decomposition!

Introduction: This is the third part of my preparation for the PMP® Examination Application. You can read more about my PMP® exam journey here. I have always wanted to gain the PMP® credential for several years yet I was struggling with the requirements – the PMP® 35 hours of project management education. I found...