Hi! I’m John Fonte, a software engineer for Learning A-Z. I build custom websites and hack on apps and circuits.

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April 24, 2015

Highlight videos & film in Ultimate

Video is a powerful tool

The primary reason I started watching highlight videos was to get excited about my upcoming game. But the more I thought about it, I realized that I could use game replays to improve my game as well. To improve in a mainstream sport, it is understood that you must watch a lot of video related to your sport. This will help you to learn about new possibilities and strategies. It’s the same in Ultimate, where watching good players will usually show you some new tricks.


April 20, 2015

Using Trello to reach your goals

Trello: A powerful organizational tool

Trello is a piece of software built to be more powerful than your average to-do list. With Trello, visual design and interaction is very smooth and feels natural. Reorganizing your tasks is so much easier than separate to-do lists. Anything you want to get done can be organized just how you want. This leaves a lot of room for error, but I’ll give you some tips to get started.


April 17, 2015

Play Smarter And Harder

MagnUM Ultimate - Part I

From Fall 2010 to Fall 2012, I tried out for Michigan MagnUM Ultimate three times. Each year, I played in ultimate leagues during the summer and fall, trying to improve. Each year, I didn’t make the team.